News of the Field
July 12, 2016Autonomous and self-driving technology is under scrutiny after a supposed auto-pilot mode-related fatal crash. These technologies have potential to prevent crashes, but we can't underestimate the human factors at play -- especially for young drivers.
June 28, 2016This August, Pennsylvania becomes the 4th state to require children remain in a rear-facing child restraints to age 2. Here are common questions from parents.
June 8, 2016Today we welcome a guest blog from Chris Gantz, MBA, program manager, Clinical Research Support Office, Recruit Enhancement Core, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, who shares why social media and mobile technology are creating opportunities to engage with potential study participants in ways that were not possible just a few years ago.
December 28, 2015To drive safely with both people and dogs in tow, here are pet restraint safety guidelines to share based on tenets of human occupant protection.
September 1, 2015As of today, a new (and stricter) child passenger safety law is in effect. Read on for what parents in New Jersey need to know.
July 30, 2015Tomorrow, July 31st, marks NHTSA’s annual National Heatstroke Prevention Day, designed to bring awareness to this issue and share simple prevention tips with families. Unfortunately, an average of 37 children have died from heatstroke since 1998, the majority of which are accidentally left behind in a hot vehicle by a caregiver. Although this remains a complex topic, recent technological advancements represent an important step forward in finding a vehicle-based solution to avoiding these preventable tragedies.