GSB 7.0 Standardlösung


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Continuous monitoring of road user safety behaviour

Represented are the results of the year 2018. The data in brackets refer to the year 2017.

The seat belt wearing rates of adult car occupants increased in 2018 to 99 (98) percent.

95 (88) percent of the children were seated in a child restraint on rural roads and 92 (88) percent in built up areas. In the group of children from the age of 6 years upwards, on rural roads 91 (83) percent and 84 (85) percent on built-up area roads were seated in a child restraint system. In the age group of children up to 5 years 99 (92) percent used an appropriate restraint system on rural roads and 97 (93) percent in build-up areas.

98 (99) percent of the motorised two-wheel drivers and nearly all of the passengers of motorised two-wheelers wore safety helmets. 29 (29) percent of the drivers and 13 (11) percent of the passengers wore complete motorcycle clothing when using two-wheeled motorcycles.

82 (72) percent in the age group of 6 to 10 years wore a helmet when using a bicycle. Over all age groups, 18 (19) percent of the bicyclists used a helmet.

Seat belt wearing rates of lorry drivers increased to 88 (82) percent.

Additional Information

Data & facts compact 01/2019

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    Federal Highway Research Institute
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