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What Works Fact Sheet: Motor Vehicle-Related Injury Prevention

Resource Summary

Man straps school-age girl into a booster seat to show interventions that reduce motor vehicle deaths and injuries.This brochure summarizes information in The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) about intervention approaches to improve motor vehicle safety. It is designed to help public health professionals find proven intervention approaches—including programs, services and other interventions—to increase child safety seat use, increase safety belt use, and reduce alcohol-impaired driving. It can help decision makers in both public and private sectors make choices about what intervention approaches are best for their communities.