M. H. Md Isa, S. B. Mohd Tamrin and Z. Mohd Jawi
Abstract: The seatbelt remains one of the most effective solutions in reducing vehicle occupants’ injuries in road crashes. Nevertheless, achieving a high compliance rate in Malaysia, where the situation of not buckling up is glaringly evident among rear passengers, still poses a great challenge. On another note, despite manufacturers’ countermeasure to introduce the Seatbelt Reminder (SBR) system, some users still find ways to flout the system by using fake clips.
Keywords:Seatbelt, Seatbelt Reminder (SBR), car occupant safety
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