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Further reflections on the seatbelt use and effectiveness issue
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    Seatbelt immobilisers

    Dear Editor

    3500 people die every year in the UK from Road Traffic Accidents (RTAs), 40,000 are seriously injured with over 300,000 further casualties. The financial cost to the NHS is estimated at £3 billion a year.[1]

    Compulsory seat belt wearing is one of the most effective methods of reducing fatal and non-fatal injuries in motor vehicle crashes.[2] Averaged over all crashes, seat belts reduce driver fa...

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