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Systematic Review

Source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services

Last Reviewed: June 1998

The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends community-wide information and enhanced enforcement campaigns to increase the use of child safety seats.
These interventions include: 

  • Mass media
  • Information and publicity
  • Public displays about safety seats 
  • Other strategies like checkpoints, dedicated law enforcement, or alternative penalties — such as warnings instead of citations
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Suggested Citation


Guide to Community Preventive Services. (1998). Motor Vehicle Injury – Child Safety Seats: Community-Wide Information and Enhanced Enforcement Campaigns. Retrieved from https://www.thecommunityguide.org/findings/motor-vehicle-injury-child-safety-seats-community-wide-information-and-enhanced-enforcement