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  • Visibility of children behind 2010-2013 model year passenger vehicles using glances, mirrors, and backup cameras and parking sensors

    Kidd, David G.; Brethwaite, Andrew
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    May 2014

    Abstract
  • Vehicle characteristics associated with LATCH use and correct use in real-world child restraint installations

    Cicchino, Jessica B.; Jermakian, Jessica S.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    April 2014

    Abstract
  • Use of top tethers with forward-facing child restraints: observations and driver interviews

    Eichelberger, Angela H.; Decina, Lawrence E.; Jermakian, Jessica S.; McCartt, Anne T.
    Journal of Safety Research
    February 2014

    Abstract
  • Vehicle factors affecting tether use and misuse

    Jermakian, Jessica S.; Klinich, Kathleen D.; Orton, Nichole R.; Flannagan, Carol A.C.; Manary, Miriam A.; Malik, Laura A.; Narayanaswamy, Prabha
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    February 2014

    Abstract
  • Validation of a parent survey for reporting child injuries

    Curry, Allison E.; Zonfrillo, Mark R.; Myers, Rachel K.; Durbin, Dennis R.
    Injury Prevention
    October 2013

    Abstract
  • Vehicle LATCH system features associated with correct child restraint installations

    Klinich, Kathleen D.; Flannagan, Carol A.C.; Jermakian, Jessica S.; McCartt, Anne T.; Manary, Miriam A.; Moore, Jamie L.; Wells, JoAnn K.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    July 2013

    Abstract
  • Evaluation of proposed protocols for assessing vehicle LATCH system usability

    Klinich, Kathleen D.; Manary, Miriam A.; Flannagan, Carol A.C.; Moore, Jamie L.; Jermakian, Jessica S.
    SAE International Journal of Transportation Safety
    2013

    Abstract
  • Effects of booster seat laws on injury risk among children in crashes

    Eichelberger, Angela H.; Chouinard, Aline O.; Jermakian, Jessica S.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    November 2012

    Abstract
  • Observed use of tethers in forward-facing child restraint systems

    Jermakian, Jessica S.; Wells, JoAnn K.
    Injury Prevention
    December 2011

    Abstract
  • Making the most of the worst-case scenario: Should belt-positioning booster seats be used in lap-belt-only seating positions?

    Kirley, Bevan B.; Teoh, Eric R.; Lund, Adrian K.; Arbogast, Kristy B.; Kallan, Michael J.; Durbin, Dennis R.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    November 2009

    Abstract
  • Evaluation of the static belt fit provided by belt-positioning booster seats

    Reed, Matthew P.; Ebert-Hamilton, Sheila M.; Sherwood, Christopher P.; Klinich, Kathleen D.; Manary, Miriam A.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    May 2009

    Abstract
  • Factors leading to crash fatalities to children placed in child restraints

    Sherwood, Christopher P.; Ferguson, Susan A.; Crandall, Jeff R.
    Proceedings of the 47th Annual Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine
    2003

    Abstract
  • Variation in child restraint transitions and consistency of restraint use

    Durbin, Dennis R.; Cornejo, Rebecca A.; Chen, Irene; Williams, Allan F.; Wells, JoAnn K.
    Proceedings of the 47th Annual Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine
    2003

    Abstract
  • Physician counseling about safe vehicle travel for children

    Williams, Allan F.; Ferguson, Susan A.; De Leonardis, Doreen M.
    Journal of Safety Research
    Summer 2001

    Abstract
  • The effects of a rearview camera and parking sensor system alone and combined at preventing a collision with an unexpected stationary or moving object

    Kidd, David G.; Hagoski, Bradly K.; Tucker, Tia G.; Chiang, Dean P.
    Human Factors
    in press

    Abstract