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Motor Vehicle Safety Overview

For children ages 14 and younger, unintentional injury-related deaths occur most often when riding in a car.

Many injuries that may occur as a result of motor vehicle accidents require clinical care by a doctor or other health care provider. Listed in the directory below are some other considerations for motor vehicle safety, for which a brief overview has been provided.

Injury Statistics and Incidence Rates

Identifying High-Risk Situations

Installing and Using Child Safety Seats and Booster Seats

Pedestrian Safety

Teenage Drivers

Online Medical Reviewer: Haines, Cynthia MD
Online Medical Reviewer: Kanipe, Jennifer RN, BSN
Date Last Reviewed: 8/3/2011
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