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The Guide to Clinical Preventive Services

Together, the Community Guide and the Clinical Guide provide evidence-based recommendations across the prevention spectrum.


Motor Vehicle-Related Injury Prevention

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  • Motor vehicle-related injuries kill more children and young adults than any other single cause in the United States and are the leading cause of death from injury for people of all ages (CDC) External Web Site Icon.
  • Each year, motor vehicle crashes take the lives of more than 32,000 people in the United States and result in more than 2.6 million emergency department visits (CDC) External Web Site Icon.
  • Use of child safety seats and safety belts and deterrence of alcohol-impaired driving are among the most important preventive measures to reduce motor vehicle-related injuries and deaths.

Community Guide Systematic Reviews

The Community Guide includes systematic reviews of interventions in the following areas: