Source 1: Khouzam, R. (April 2014) Next-Generation Airbags and the Possibility of Negative Outcomes Due to Thoracic Injury Retrieved February 10th 2023
Background: This article talks about how seatbelts are noted to cause complications and brings up the fact that when used in conjunction with airbags can become more dangerous.
How I intend to use it: Highlight the fact that many people do not realize that when used at the same time as other safety precaution features and one of them is used incorrectly bad things happen.
Source 2: Najari, F (2015 Autumn) An Immediate Death by Seatbelt Compression Retrieved February 10th 2023
Background: This article details an instance of a man with no underlying medical conditions who died very suddenly when a three-point seatbelt was compressed on his neck in an accident.
How I intend to use it: I intend to use this article by highlighting that it may be a lot easier than people expect to end up dead from a seatbelt injury.
Source 3: Syarah Adibah, J and Mohd Najib, Y (October 2nd 2021.) Contributing Factors Towards Human Errors on Road Transport Safety Among Commercial Vehicle Drivers Retrieved February 10th 2023
Background: This article highlights the recent increase in accidents that are involved with human error and how this increase makes seatbelts more dangerous.
How I intend to use it: I will use this article to emphasize that a lot of car accidents are the result of human error.
Source 4: Raphael, E; Pizali, R; Le, H; et al (January 2007) Physical Evidence Associated with Seatbelt Entanglement During a Collision Retrieved February 10th 2023
Background: This source mainly talks about how seatbelts can sometimes fail to protect their users and are at times counter-intuitive.
How I plan to use it : I plan on using this article to further enforce to the reader the underlying danger of a seatbelt,
Source 5: Klinich, K., Ebert, S., Malik, L., Manary, M. et al., Seatbelt Entanglement: Field Analysis, Countermeasure Development, and Subject Evaluation of Devices Intended to Reduce Risk, (January 2019) Retrieved February 10th 2023.
Background: This source delves further into the phenomenon of seatbelts becoming tangled and trapping the occupant.
How I intend on using it: I will use this source to emphasize the danger that seatbelts can become if worn improperly and somebody gets into a bad enough crash.
Source 6: Cummings, P (December 2002) Association of seat belt use with death: a comparison of estimates based on data from police and estimates based on data from trained crash investigators Retrieved March 1st 2023
Background- This source brings up the instances of people that have been in an accident lying about wearing their belt, resulting in a false sense of security and bloated inaccurate numbers based on how safe they are.
How I intend to use it: I intend to use this article to diminish any worthy opponents to my arguments chances of using the statistics, which are very much against my argument, by making them seem misleading and untrue.
Source 7: Ardis, W (January 2023) Defective Seatbelts Retrieved March 1st 2023
Background- This source mainly talks about how seatbelts can quickly become significantly more dangerous than they are safe when they fail.
How I intend to use it: Drive home the point of how useless seatbelts are if not worn correctly
Source 8: Byard, R (October 5th 2004) Child Booster Seats and Lethal Seatbelt Injuries Retrieved on April 3rd 2023
Background: This article recounts an instance of a perfectly healthy 7 year old boy involved in an accident who was wearing his seatbelt and ended up dying from cardiac arrest.
How I intend to use it: I plan on using this as a shock factor effect in order to startle people into realizing how dangerous seatbelts can be.
Source 9: Bunai, Y; et al (September 2000) Fetal Death From Abruptio Placentae Associated With Incorrect Use of a Seatbelt Retrieved April 5th 2023
Background: This is yet another case of a life being taken away from the result of improper seatbelt use.
How I plan to use it: Again, I plan to use this to really put it in the readers mind how dangerous seatbelts can be