Impact of motorcycle helmet usage in Colorado
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Impact of motorcycle helmet usage in Colorado a three year study executive summary by S. W Krane

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Published by The Administration, National Technical Information Service [distributor in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Motorcycles -- Safety measures,
  • Helmets,
  • Traffic accidents -- Colorado

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Edition Notes

Other titlesMotorcycle helmet usage in Colorado
StatementS.W. Krane, L.A. Winterfield ; prepared for U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
ContributionsWinterfield, L. A, United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 23 p. :
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14944501M

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