Tag: "unbelted" at medical news
Where is the most dangerous place to travel over the holiday?
...ts driving at unsafe speeds, distracted, fatigued, unbelted
or impaired, all of which increase the likelihood of a crash. Additionally, emergency response time to a rural crash and hospital transport can be lengthy and thus jeopardize survival rate. Crash victims are five to seven times more likely to die fro...
Unbelted backseat passengers produce deadly results
...Listen up and buckle up. New research shows that unbelted
backseat passengers risk injury or death to themse...hest traumas for driver and passenger caused by an unbelted
passenger slamming into the seat of a belted driver. The risk of severe injury was not evident dur...
A car's middle back seat may be least desirable, but it's the safest
....2 times more likely to survive a crash than their unbelted
back-seat companions. One reason the rear middle seat is the safest, Jehle noted, is because passengers sitting in this position have a much larger "crush zone" than rear side-seat passengers in near-side impact crashes. The crush zone is an area of...
Statewide study reveals new data on risks and consequences of seatbelt non-use
...ho don't use seatbelts. The researchers found that unbelted
crash occupants who make it to an emergency depart...atients who survived, only 20 percent of surviving unbelted
occupants were successfully treated in an ED and discharged. The remainder required hospital admissi...