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In the United States, prior to the 1930s, public healthefforts were primarily undertaken at local and state level. Afterthe Great Depression, the federal government was called upon tointervene on behalf of its vulnerable populations. Since that time,debates over federal versus state roles in public health effortshave taken center stage in government and politics. (Turncock,2012, 79)

For this assignment, you will examine the role of state and federalgovernment as it relates to motor vehicle safety. Review thecase study Motor Vehicle Safety in your course text (pp.93-96 in 1st edition, pp.102-104 in 2nd edition). Provide a brief description of laws associated with motor vehiclesafety at the federal level and for your own state. Identifywhat type of law it is (e.g., constitutional, legislative,administrative, or judicial). How do these laws relate topublic health services? (e.g., health promotion, wellness andprevention, early detection and prompt treatment, disabilitylimitation, and rehabilitation) From your perspective, shouldthe federal and/or state government play a role in motor vehiclesafety? Why or why not? Provide a concrete example thatsupports your opinion.

Your paper should be two to three pages in length,excluding the title and reference pages, and formatted according toAPA guidelines, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Visit the Ashford University Online Library to locate a minimum oftwo scholarly sources that support your main ideas.

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