Development and Testing of Methodologies to Estimate Benefits Associated with Seat Belt Usage

Development and Testing of Methodologies to Estimate Benefits Associated with Seat Belt Usage

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Seat belt effectiveness values are currently not available based on KABCO (K-Fatal, A-Incapacitating, B-Non-incapacitating, C-Possible, and O-No injuries) injury scale. Therefore, this study could serve as an initiative towards establishing a procedure to estimate benefits of seat belt usage based on State highway crash data.When lap/shoulder belts were combined with air bags, the estimated effectiveness was 45-55 % for fatalities and 50-60% for ... Walker (1996) discussed the use of logistic regression method to estimate the seat belt effectiveness using data from Crash Outcome Data Evaluation System (CODES). ... a report to the congress on benefits of safety belts and 12 - LITERATURE REVIEW Seat Belt Effectiveness.


Title:Development and Testing of Methodologies to Estimate Benefits Associated with Seat Belt Usage
Author:Liyanage Indike Ratnayake
Publisher:ProQuest - 2007
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