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Motor Vehicle Injury

About 90 people die each day in the United States from motor vehicle crashes (CDC External Web Site Icon). Strategies to prevent these deaths include increasing use of child safety seats, safety belts, and motorcycle helmets, and reducing alcohol-impaired driving.

Task Force Findings
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Summary Table

This summary of CPSTF findings to reduce motor vehicle injury can be used as a reference, included in presentations, or shared with colleagues.

Presentations and Promotional Materials

Community Guide In Action: Stories from the Field

Buckle Up Yurok

Lowering Legal Blood Alcohol Limits Saves Lives

Tightening the Belt: Increasing Occupant Restraint Use on the Hopi Reservation

What Works – Fact Sheets

Motor Vehicle-Related Injury Prevention

One Pagers

Motorcycle Helmet Laws

Publicized Sobriety Checkpoint Programs

Community Guide News

Developed by The Community Guide in collaboration with CDC's Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention

Community Preventive Services Task Force Recommends Publicized Sobriety Checkpoints to Reduce Alcohol-Impaired Driving

From Research to Policy: Lessons from a Community Guide Review on Alcohol-Impaired Driving Laws

Multicomponent Interventions with Community Mobilization Reduce Alcohol-Impaired Driving

Universal Motorcycle Helmet Laws Recommended to Reduce Deaths and Injuries
Developed by The Community Guide

Media Outreach

CDC Press Release: Ignition Interlocks Reduce Alcohol-Impaired Driving External Web Site Icon
Developed by The Community Guide in collaboration with CDC’s Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention

CDC Newsroom Formatted Article: Ignition Interlocks – A Proven Means for Preventing Impaired Driving Re-Arrests pdf icon [PDF - 161 kB] External Web Site Icon
Developed by The Community Guide in collaboration with CDC’s Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention

Slides and Presentations

Using Evidence for Public Health Decision Making: Motor Vehicle-Related Injury Prevention pdf icon [PDF - 320 kB]
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Public Health Grand Rounds: The Science Base for Prevention of Injury and Violence External Web Site Icon
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Infographics

Task Force Recommendations Used to Improve Tribal Motor Vehicle Safety

Task Force Recommendations Used to Improve Tribal Motor Vehicle Safety Save Lives Among American Indians and Alaska Natives.

 

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