Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Safety Belt Usage

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Transportation Research Board, 2005 - Truck drivers - 36 pages
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TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 8: Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Safety Belt Usage identifies and documents motivating factors that influence commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers in deciding whether to wear safety belts and research and practices that address CMV safety belt usage. It also offers a review of ergonomic and human engineering factors in the design and use of safety belts in CMVs as well as approaches to facilitate safety belt use by truck manufacturers.
 

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Contents

Summary
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Chapter 1 Introduction
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Chapter 2 Principal Findings from the Literature Review
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Chapter 3 Regulatory Framework
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Chapter 4 Fleet Manager Surveys
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Chapter 5 Driver Interviews
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Chapter 6 Commercial Driver Focus Groups
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Chapter 7 Ergonomic and Technological Factors Affecting Safety Belt Use
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References
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Appendix A Project Statement of Work
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Appendix B Fleet Manager Survey
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Appendix C Driver Interview Guide
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Appendix D Driver Focus Group Interview Guide
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Appendix E Overview of NHTSA Passenger Car Campaign
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Abbreviations used without definitions in TRB publications
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Chapter 8 Conclusions Suggested Practices and Recommended Research Needs
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