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Latest results show urgent need to address child restraint usage

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correspondence
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Road traffic crashes are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children in South Africa (SA), and are preventable through implementing a systems approach to address the causes. Proper education, child passenger legislation and enforcement of the law are priority actions. It is well known that properly employed seatbelts and child restraints reduce the risk of serious injury and death to children. However, despite campaigns such as ‘Arrive Alive’ to increase the use of child restrain...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.7196/SAMJ.2019.v109i2.13831

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Women’s & Reproductive Health
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ORCID:
0000-0003-0872-9851
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Publisher:
Health and Medical Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
South African Medical Journal Journal website
Volume:
109
Issue:
2
Pages:
66 - 66
Publication date:
2019-02-01
Acceptance date:
2018-12-10
DOI:
EISSN:
2078-5135
ISSN:
0256-9574
Pubs id:
pubs:966836
URN:
uri:18b26d90-5bed-4ecc-8e53-7c0da8d0e9d2
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uuid:18b26d90-5bed-4ecc-8e53-7c0da8d0e9d2
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pubs:966836

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