Did You Know?
Did You Know? is a weekly feature from the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!
May 20, 2016
- Compared with seat belt use alone, booster seat use reduces the risk for serious injury by 45% among motor vehicle passengers aged 4–8 years.
- Only two states—Tennessee and Wyoming—require child passengers to ride in appropriate car or booster seats through age 8.
- The latest Prevention Status Reports has ratings for your state on child passenger safety, additional motor vehicle injury prevention policies, and other important public health concerns.
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- Page last reviewed: March 11, 2016
- Page last updated: March 11, 2016
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