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 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 average seat belt use of drivers in Allen County at five sites.
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 in June 2017 at five sites by retired law enforcement officers, using a methodology developed by Miami University of Ohio.  

Source: Ohio Department of Public Safety, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio Traffic Safety Office

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