Monash University Accident Research Centre - Report #1 - 1988
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Authors: P. Smith & A. Drummond
This report details an infant and child restraint use survey conducted during December 1987. The survey focussed on restraint use rates for infants and children in different seating positions (although restraint use by drivers was also collected), especially the extent of incorrect wearing and/or fitting of restraints used by children.
Sampling was conducted in the metropolitan area and in four provincial towns. Data were collected at both signalised intersections close to shopping centres and child care centres. The general conclusions drawn from this study were;
Sponsor: Road Traffic Authority