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  • Drivers’ attitudes toward front or rear child passenger belt use and seat belt reminders at these seating positions

    Kidd, David G.; McCartt, Anne T.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    April 2014

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  • Attitudes toward seat belt use and in-vehicle technologies for encouraging belt use

    Kidd, David G.; McCartt, Anne T.; Oesch, Nathan J.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    January 2014

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  • Response of part-time belt users to enhanced seat belt reminder systems of different duty cycles and duration

    Kidd, David G.
    Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour
    September 2012

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  • Effect of enhanced seat belt reminders on driver fatality risk

    Farmer, Charles M.; Wells, JoAnn K.
    Journal of Safety Research
    February 2010

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  • Effects of seat belt load limiters on driver fatalities in frontal crashes of passenger cars

    Brumbelow, Matthew L.; Baker, Bryan C.; Nolan, Joseph M.
    Proceedings of the 20th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (CD-ROM)
    June 2007

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  • Effectiveness and driver acceptance of the Honda belt reminder system

    Ferguson, Susan A.; Wells, JoAnn K.; Kirley, Bevan B.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    May 2007

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  • Effect on fatality risk of changing from secondary to primary seat belt enforcement

    Farmer, Charles M.; Williams, Allan F.
    Journal of Safety Research
    2005

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  • The role of enforcement programs in increasing seat belt use

    Williams, Allan F.; Wells, JoAnn K.
    Journal of Safety Research
    June 2004

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  • Drivers' assessment of Ford's belt reminder system

    Williams, Allan F.; Wells, JoAnn K.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    December 2003

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  • Effectiveness of Ford’s belt reminder system in increasing seat belt use

    Williams, Allan F.; Wells, JoAnn K.; Farmer, Charles M.
    Injury Prevention
    December 2002

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  • Seat belt use among African Americans, Hispanics, and Whites

    Wells, JoAnn K.; Williams, Allan F.; Farmer, Charles M.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    July 2002

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  • "Buckle Up NOW!": an enforcement program to achieve high belt use

    Williams, Allan F.; Wells, JoAnn K.; McCartt, Anne T.; Preusser, David F.
    Journal of Safety Research
    Winter 2000

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  • Increasing seat belt use in North Carolina

    Williams, Allan F.; Reinfurt, Donald W.; Wells, JoAnn K.
    Journal of Safety Research
    Spring 1996

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  • Enforcing alcohol-impaired driving and seat belt use laws, Binghamton, New York

    Wells, JoAnn K.; Preusser, David F.; Williams, Allan F.
    Journal of Safety Research
    1992

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  • Belt use by high-risk drivers before and after New York's seat belt use law

    Preusser, David F.; Lund, Adrian K.; Williams, Allan F.; Blomberg, Richard D.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    1988

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