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Lima, Ohio 45801-4311
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Indicator

 

 Unit: Percent of

observed drivers

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Seatbelt Usage

Value: 80.4%
Measurement Period: June 2017
Location: Allen County
Categories: Public Safety/Seatbelt Usage
What is this Indicator? This indicator shows annual average seat belt use of drivers at five distinct sites selected by the Miami University of Ohio. 
Why this is important: Seat belts, when used, reduce the risk of fatal injury to front seat passenger car occupants by 45% and light-truck occupants by 60%.
Technical Note: 2017 seat belt observations were conducted at five sites by retired law enforcement officers, using a methodology developed by Miami University of Ohio. 

Source: 2017 Observational Seat Belt Survey Results Ohio Traffic Safety Grantees

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