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Citation

Meissner U, Stephens G, Alfredson L. Annu. Proc. Assoc. Adv. Automot. Med. 1994; 38: 93-106.

Affiliation

Volkswagen of America, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA; Collision Research and Analysis, Torrence, California, USA; Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg, Germany.

Copyright

(Copyright © 1994, Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine)

DOI

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PMID

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Abstract

The behavior of children in various restraint systems has been studied to evaluate methods for improving child safety in car crashes. Sled tests of various child and automotive restraint systems were conducted to analyze child occupant data in these various systems. This testing demonstrated the importance of utilizing child compatible restraint systems. Additionally, a survey was conducted to analyze the behavioral nature of children in various restraint systems. Observations regarding the use and misuse of the respective restraints are discussed. Ideas for improving usage rates and correct use of restraint systems for children are presented.

Language: en

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