International Journal of Crashworthiness

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 277–284 | Cite as

Injuries to children in child restraints

  • A Fildes
  • J Charlton
  • M Fitzharris
  • K Langwieder
  • T Hummel
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Abstract

An analysis was undertaken of police reported crashes and in-depth studies of crashes involving injured children in modern passenger cars to illustrate the extent and severity of injuries to children in current child restraints. The findings show that children are generally well protected when properly restrained in a child seat in the rear seat of a passenger car. These data reveal the pattern of crashes and crash severities associated with child injuries and provide direction for further improvement of child safety.

Keywords

Mechanical Engineer Injured Child Child Injury Child Safety Rear Seat 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A Fildes
  • J Charlton
  • M Fitzharris
  • K Langwieder
  • T Hummel

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