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OR 10: Vehicle Occupant Protection in Australia


Four important features were pre-requisites for the success of compulsory restraint wearing in Australia. They were a detailed specification for design, construction and installation of restraints; a multi-layered system of quality control and inspection: enforcement; and education and publicity to increase awareness of the benefits of restraint wearing. Significant developments have occurred since the introduction of compulsory restraint wearing, and these have been consolidated to provide a readily accessible source of the development and evaluation of the benefits of mandatory restraint use.

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Type: Research and Analysis Report
Sub Type: Other Report
Author(s): Heiman L
Topics: Occ protection, Seat belts
Publication Date: 01/03/88


Last Updated: 6 May, 2013