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THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ISOFIX IN REDUCING MISUSE - ANALYSIS OF POTENTIAL ON THE BASIS OF FIELD OBSERVATIONS AND SLED TESTS

@inproceedings{Langwieder2003THESO,
  title={THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ISOFIX IN REDUCING MISUSE - ANALYSIS OF POTENTIAL ON THE BASIS OF FIELD OBSERVATIONS AND SLED TESTS},
  author={Klaus Langwieder and Th. Hummel and Fritz Dipl Ing Finkbeiner and Thomas Roselt},
  year={2003}
}
An observation study carried out in 2000 (n = 430 children in vehicles) by the Institute for Vehicle Safety (IFM) revealed that two thirds of children are not properly secured in vehicles, even when child restraint systems (CRS) are employed, i.e. "misuse " can be observed. "Misuse" refers in this context to instances where children are secured incorrectly in the CRS and where child seats are not installed properly in the vehicle. At 96%, the proportion of children secured in vehicles in… 

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