345 unrestrained vehicle occupants lost their lives in crashes on Nevada roadways between 2016-2020.
The Nevada Crash Data Dashboard provides information on who is involved in unbelted driving fatalities and fatal crashes, where and when these crashes occurred, and why they happened. Nevada’s strategies to reduce unbelted driving fatalities and serious injuries are listed below.
Task Force Leaders
Vice Chair: Judith Mata, Department of Public Safety – Office of Traffic Safety
Facilitator: Lindsay Saner, Kimley-Horn
- Improve occupant protection use laws.
- Maximize proper restraint use by coordinating training and checkpoints with enforcement and the medical community.
- Create awareness of proper restraint use with public outreach activities.
- Analyze data and prepare documents to support occupant protection use.
|National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2018 Children Traffic Safety Facts||01/2021|
|National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2018 Occupant Protection in Passenger Vehicles Traffic Safety Facts||06/2020|
|Seat Belt Use in 2019—Use Rates in the|
States and Territories
|Seat Belt Use in 2019—Overall Results||12/2019|
|Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Child Safety||Website||2020|
|Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Seatbelts||Website||2020|
|Traffic Safety Facts – Guidelines to Observe and Estimate Statewide Seat Belt Use at Night||03/2010|
|Zero Fatalities A Goal We Can All Live With – A UDOT and DPS Program|