Child passenger injury risk in motor vehicle crashes: a comparison of nighttime and daytime driving by teenage and adult drivers.

@article{Chen2006ChildPI,
  title={Child passenger injury risk in motor vehicle crashes: a comparison of nighttime and daytime driving by teenage and adult drivers.},
  author={Irene G Chen and Dennis R. Durbin and Michael R. Elliott and Teresa M. Senserrick and Flaura K. Winston},
  journal={Journal of safety research},
  year={2006},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={299-306}
}
INTRODUCTION To examine the association between child passenger injury risk, restraint use, and crash time (day vs. night) for children in crashes of vehicles driven by teenage versus adult drivers. METHODS Cross-sectional study involving telephone interviews with insured drivers in a probability sample of 6,184 crashes involving 10,028 children. RESULTS Child passengers in teen nighttime crashes had an increased injury risk and an increased risk of restraint nonuse compared with those in… CONTINUE READING