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Task Force Findings for Motor Vehicle Injury

The following table includes alphabetized lists of intervention approaches reviewed by the Community Preventive Services Task Force with summaries of the CPSTF finding for each (definitions of findings). Click a linked review title to read a summary of the evidence and access supporting materials. This table does not include inactive or archived reviews. Findings are divided into the following categories:

Intervention
CPSTF Finding
Reducing Alcohol-Impaired Driving
0.08% Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Laws A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
August 2000
Ignition Interlocks A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
April 2006
Lower BAC Laws for Young or Inexperienced Drivers A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (sufficient evidence)
June 2000
Maintaining Current Minimum Legal Drinking Age (MLDA) Laws A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
August 2000
Mass Media Campaigns A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
June 2002
Multicomponent Interventions with Community Mobilization A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
June 2005
Publicized Sobriety Checkpoint Programs A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
August 2012
School-Based Programs
Instructional Programs A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (sufficient evidence)
October 2003
Intervention
CPSTF Finding
Use of Child Safety Seats
Community-Wide Information and Enhanced Enforcement Campaigns A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (sufficient evidence)
June 1998
Distribution and Education Programs A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
June 1998
Incentive and Education Programs A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (sufficient evidence)
June 1998
Laws Mandating Use A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
June 1998
Intervention
CPSTF Finding
Use of Motorcycle Helmets
Universal Helmet Laws A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
August 2013
Intervention
CPSTF Finding
Use of Safety Belts
Enhanced Enforcement Programs A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
October 2000
Laws Mandating Use A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
October 2000
Primary (vs. Secondary) Enforcement Laws A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
October 2000