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Current situation of child occupant safety in German accidents

  • Although the statistics show a decreasing rate of child injuries and fatalities in German road accidents more efforts can be made to protect children in cars e.g. by developing appropriate child restraint systems. An important part in of this work can be achieved with the help of crash tests using child dummies. However these crash tests cannot completely reflect the situation of real world crashes as factors like children moving out of the optimal position or children incorrectly fastened by their parents are difficult to predict. Therefore this study gives an overview over the current accident and injury situation of child occupants in cars in German road accidents.

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Author:Michael Jänsch, Dietmar Otte
URN:urn:nbn:de:hbz:opus-bast-5094
Document Type:Conference Proceeding
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2012/08/03
Contributing corporation:Medizinische Hochschule Hannover / Verkehrsunfallforschung
Release Date:2012/08/03
Tag:Anfahrversuch; Deutschland; Fahrzeugsitz; Kind; Konferenz; Schweregrad (Unfall; Sicherheitsgurt; Statistik; Verletzung; Verletzung); Versuchspuppe
Anthropometric dummy; Child; Conference; Germany; Impact test (veh); Injury; Safety belt; Seat (veh); Severity (accid; Statistics; injury)
Source:4rd International Conference on ESAR "Expert Symposium on Accident Research", S. 17-23
Institutes:Sonstige / Sonstige
Dewey Decimal Classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 36 Soziale Probleme, Sozialdienste / 360 Soziale Probleme und Sozialdienste; Verbände
collections:BASt-Beiträge / ITRD Sachgebiete / 83 Unfall und Mensch
BASt-Beiträge / Tagungen / International Conference on ESAR / 4th International Conference on ESAR

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