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A Compendium of Initial Findings

This is a summary of the efforts and results from State-level demonstration projects supported with cooperative agreements from NHTSA. These projects were intended to increase seat belt use statewide in low-belt-use States through innovative approaches.

Seat Belt Use Demonstration Projects


Region 8 (CO, NV)

Nighttime Seat Belt Use
Region 10 (WA)

Pickup Truck Projects
Region 4 (Southeast)
Region 6 (South Central)
Region 7 (Central)

Rural Initiatives
Region 4 (FL, GA, TN)
Region 5 (Great Lakes)
Region 7 (KS, MO)
Region 8 (ND, WY)

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