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Organizations To Contact for Additional Information About Occupant Restraints

This page contains a number of organizations that can be contacted for additional information on occupant restraint use and other occupant protection issues.

Federal Resources

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
400 Seventh Street, SW
Washington, DC 20590
Tel: 1-888-327-4236 (Auto Safety Hotline)
Web site: www.nhtsa.dot.gov

Another Federal agency that is a good source of information is:

National Transportation Safety Board
490 L’Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
Tel: 202-314-6000
Web site: www.ntsb.gov

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State Resources

Governors’ Highway Safety Association
750 First Street, NE, Suite 720
Washington, DC 20002
Tel: 202-789-0942
Fax: 202-789-0946
Web site: www.ghsa.org

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Private Sector

National Safety Council
Web site: www.nsc.org
Headquarters:
1121 Spring Lake Drive
Itasca, IL 60143-3201
Tel: 708-285-1121
Washington, DC, office:
1025 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20036-5405
Tel: 202-293-2270
Fax: 202-293-0032

In addition, two special National Safety Council projects may be of interest:

National Safety Belt Coalition
1025 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20036-5405
Tel: 202-296-6263
Fax: 202-293-0032
Web site: www.nsc.org/traf/sbc.htm

Air Bag & Seat Belt Safety Campaign
1025 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20036-5405
Tel: 202-625-2570
Fax: 202-822-1399
E-mail: airbag@nsc.org
Web site: www.nsc.org/airbag.htm

Other private sector organizations:

AAA
1000 AAA Drive
Heathrow, FL 32746-5063
Tel: 407-444-7000
Web site: www.aaa.com

American Coalition for Traffic Safety
1110 North Glebe Road, Suite 1020
Arlington, VA 22201
Tel: 703-243-7501

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
1005 North Glebe Road, Suite 800
Arlington, Virginia 22201
Tel: 703-247-1500
Web site: www.hwysafety.org

National SAFE KIDS Campaign
1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20004
Tel: 202-662-0600
Web site: www.safekids.org

Advocates for Highway Safety
750 First Street, NE
Suite 901
Washington, DC 20002
Tel: 202-408-1711
Fax: 202-408-1699
Web site: www.saferoads.org

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Table of Contents

Introduction

The Need to Promote Occupant Restraint Use for Children, Youth, and 16- to 20-Year-Olds

Facts About Children and Youth

Facts About Young Adults Ages 16 to 20

Appendices
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  • Appendix A: Persons Killed in Motor Vehicle Crashes, by State and Age Group, 2002
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  • Appendix B: Passenger Vehicle Occupants Killed in Motor Vehicle Crashes, by State and Restraint Use, 2002
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  • Appendix C: State Child Restraint Laws

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