Table 2. Recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services for population-based interventions to reduce injuries to motor vehicle occupants

InterventionRecommendation
InterventionRecommendation
Increasing child safety seat use
Child safety seat lawsStrongly recommended
Community-wide information and enhanced enforcement campaignsRecommended
Distribution and education programsStrongly recommended
Incentive and education programsRecommended
Education-only programsInsufficient evidence
Increasing safety belt use
Safety belt lawsStrongly recommended
Primary enforcement safety belt lawsStrongly recommended
Enhanced enforcement programsStrongly recommended
Reducing alcohol-impaired driving
.08% BAC lawsStrongly recommended
Lower BAC laws for young or inexperienced driversRecommended
Maintaining the minimum legal drinking age at 21 yearsStrongly recommended
Sobriety checkpointsStrongly recommended
Intervention training programs for servers of alcohol beveragesRecommended

From: Recommendations to reduce injuries to motor vehicle occupants Increasing child safety seat use, increasing safety belt use, and reducing alcohol-impaired driving

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