Effectiveness of Ford’s belt reminder system in increasing seat belt use
- Published: Injury Prevention 2002;8:293-296
- Authors: A F Williams, J K Wells, C M Farmer
- Date Added: 01 Feb 2013
- Last Update: 01 Feb 2013
To establish whether the seat belt wearing rate is influenced by seat belt reminder systems
Roadside observations of vehicle wearing rates.
Seat belt use was around 68% in the state at the time of the study.
76% of drivers with a seat belt reminder system used their seat belt.
71% of drivers without the reminder used their seat belt