Motor Vehicle Occupant Protection

Hawaii Motor Vehicle Crashes 2007-2014

Interactive map of EMS-attended Motor Vehicle Crashes on Oahu by Mode 2007-2014

 

Motor Vehicle Data

Motor Vehicle Crashes & Occupants

Please refer to the updated 2008-2012 summary on motor vehicle crashes & occupants for more detail.

The Injury Prevention Control Section provides information on both fatal and non-fatal traffic related injuries in Hawaii.

Mapbook of EMS attended Traffic Crashes, Oahu, 2007-2011

Mapbook of EMS attended Traffic Crashes, Oahu, 2007-2011 (Download, 30 MB)

Oahu Mapbook 2007-2011 is an extensive document recording EMS responses to injury related traffic crashes on Oahu.  The document separates maps both by neighborhood board and transportation mode (motor vehicle, motorcycle/moped, pedestrian, and bicycle).

 

Injuries In Hawaii, 2007-2011 Databook: This is link to the Motor Vehicle Chapter of the Databook.  This document provides extensive information on both fatalities and non-fatal injuries related to motor vehicle crashes.  You will find information about seat belt use, substance use, types of motor vehicle injuries, and related medical expenses attributed to motor vehicle related injuries.

 

Hawaii Laws: Seat Belt, Ignition Interlock, Graduated Drivers License & Truck Bed Restrictions

 

Child Passenger Safety & Car Seat Fitting

Keiki Injury Prevention Coalition link

Keiki Injury Prevention Coalition

KIPC: Keiki Injury Prevention Coalition provides Statewide information on childhood injury prevention.  Click the banner to right to connect to the KIPC website and additional information on car seat safety, child safety seat inspection stations, and more.

Child Safety Seat Poster

HDOT Child Safety Seat, Booster Seat Poster, Ages 4-7

All passengers must wear a seat belt while riding in motor vehicles.  In Hawaii, children from birth to 4 must ride in child safety seat, and children ages 4 to 7 must ride in either a child safety seat or a booster seat.  If you would like to download a free child safety seat poster, please click on the image.

 

 

 

Parent Central has many videos showing how to install car seats. They also publish a list of Child Car Seat Inspection Stations in Hawaii.

Motor Vehicle Occupant Safety and Impaired Driving Strategies

Hawaii Injury Prevention Plan Recommendations

 

cover of Hawaii Injury Prevention Plan 2012-2017

Hawaii Injury Prevention Plan 2012-2017

Impaired Driving Recommendation 1: Reduce impaired driving by increasing the use of screening and brief interventions in hospitals and primary health centers across the state.

Occupant Protection Recommendation 1: Increase restraint use by supporting a universal safety belt law for all vehicle passengers. Occupant Protection Recommendation 2: Increase promotion of “high visibility enforcement efforts” for all traffic safety laws.

Occupant Protection Recommendation 2: Increase promotion of “high visibility enforcement efforts” for all traffic safety laws

 

 

 Strategic Highway Safety Plan Occupant Protection Strategies Here you will find a list of the 2013-2017 strategies addressing occupant protection
 Strategic Highway Safety Plan Impaired Driving Strategies Here you will find a list of the 2013-2017 strategies addressing Impaired Driving
 

Screening and Brief Intervention

Pictograph of alcohol and drug positive fatal crashes among all modes (bicyclists, pedestrians, motorcycle and moped riders, and motor vehicle drivers)

Percentage of fatal crashes related to drugs and alcohol, by mode.

Alcohol and drug impairment puts motor vehicle drivers, occupants and other road users at a greater risk of a crash and a crash resulting in a fatality.  Screening and Brief Intervention Programs provide an approach for health care providers to help patients address possible substance misuse.

Screening and Brief Intervention Community Guide

Screening and Brief Intervention Community Guide

The Hawaii Trauma System is implementing Screening and Brief Intervention programs in hospital settings across the state in level II and III Trauma Hospitals.  The Center for Disease Control provides a helpful overview of how Screening and Brief Intervention are used to address excessive substance use.

 

Community Collaboration