The most recent statistics reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration highlight how important seat belts can be during an accident. In 2010, over three thousand lives could have been saved by a vehicle occupant using a restraint.
Consumer Report of best convertible car seats. Rates them by safety, cost, easy of use and installation. Has links for best booster seat and infant carriers too. Independent study on all the pros and cons on car seats. Great info to know and consider.
The Stanhope Road Barrier Project in Cape Town reflects noise back across Stanhope Road. To minimise an increase in noise on the opposite side of the road the lower section of the retaining wall was constructed at an angle to reflect the noise upwards to pass above any possible receivers on the other side.