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Airbags Even in a slow-speed crash, the force of a deployed airbag can injure or kill a young child ...more

Child Passenger Safety Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among children in the United States ...more

Impaired Driving Impaired driving will affect one in three Americans during their lifetime ...more

Older Adult Drivers (65 years and older) In the US, 7,525 people ages 65 and older died in motor vehicle crashes during 2001 ...more

Pedestrian Injuries Children need safe routes to school year-round, as they are at increased risk for pedestrian injuries ...more

Reducing Motor Vehicle Injuries More than 41,000 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes each year ...more

Safety Belts Results from reviews of scientific literature on interventions to increase use of safety belts ...more

Young Drivers Two out of five deaths among teens in the United States result from motor vehicle crashes ...more


Work-Related Motor Vehicle Safety Motor vehicle-related highway crashes are consistently the leading cause of work-related fatalities in the United States ...more

Highway Work Zones Workers in highway construction work zones are exposed to risk of injury from the movement of construction vehicles and equipment ...more

Featured Item:

Work-Related Roadway Crashes - Challenges and Opportunities for Prevention provides an overview of issues affecting work-related roadway crashes and focuses on preventing injuries and fatalities to vehicle drivers and passengers ...more

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World Health Day 2004: Family Road Safety
Information, resources, and tools to raise awareness about road traffic safety and public health approaches to prevention



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