Best Practices Guide

CDC’s Tribal Motor Vehicle Injury Prevention: Best Practices Guide 2016

The Tribal Motor Vehicle Injury Prevention (TMVIP) Best Practices Guide 2016Cdc-pdf provides a summary of the burden of motor vehicle crash injury and death for the American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) community. It offers recommended strategies with examples from Indian Country to increase seat belt use, increase child safety seat use, and reduce alcohol-impaired driving. The Guide also outlines five important components for TMVIP:

  • Commitment
  • Collaboration
  • Data and Evaluation
  • Tailored Evidence-Based Strategies
  • Technical Support

Within each component, the Guide covers what is needed, lessons learned, case examples, resources, and calls to action for TMVIP programs.


CDC Vital Signs: Motor Vehicle Crash Deaths. In 2013, the US crash death rate was more than twice the average of other high-income countries. www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/motor-vehicle-safety