Map - Safety Belt Use Rates: 1999

Map - Safety Belt Use Rates: 1999

Usage from 40% to 49%:
States: North Dakota, and South Dakota

Usage from 50% to 59%:
States: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, West Virginia, and Wyoming

Usage from 60% to 69%:
States: Alaska, Colorado, Delaware, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin

Usage from 70% to 79%:
States: Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, and Texas

Usage from 80% to 89%:
States: California, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Maryland, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington

1 Maine, New Hampshire, South Dakota, and Wyoming data are for 1998 from U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety Facts 1998 (Washington, DC: 1999).

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, "Research Note: 1999 State Shoulder Belt Use Survey Results," October 2000.