Teen Driver Safety
October 29, 2015Read about a recent CIRP@CHOP study that describes teens' perceptions of inattention and cell phone use while driving.
October 14, 2015Keeping the lines of communication open is important in helping to promote safe teen behaviors, as both a passenger and a driver. Here are some tips for families to follow during National Teen Driver Safety Week and throughout the year.
September 28, 2015The Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) Research Team at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) shares this year's theme for National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 18-24, 2015) in this blog post and offers messaging and activities teens and families can use to spread the word.
September 22, 2015Read about how one of CIRP@CHOP's student researchers is continuing to study gender issues in practice driving now as part of our clinical team.
September 16, 2015Read about a new approach to injury prevention -- 'Precision Prevention' -- recently described in an Injury Prevention editorial.
July 21, 2015Read about what's essential in developing effective parent-focused teen driver interventions in this post from Allison Curry, PhD, MPH. She shares the results of a critical review she and fellow traffic safety researchers performed as part of the Transportation Research Board Young Subcommittee. Their findings were recently published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
June 30, 2015CHOP Researcher Dr. Allison E. Curry shares why she believes NJ's GDL decal was not associated with a change in citation or crash rates among NJ drivers with learner's permits in this informative post.
May 28, 2015YouTube has tremendous outreach potential. We can use video to transfer evidence-based knowledge to consumers and injury prevention stakeholders who are visual learners. Overtime, YouTube has become a core component of CIRP@CHOP’s dissemination strategy.
May 21, 2015In July, Oregon will become the fourth state to legalize recreational use of marijuana. In this post, NHTSA's first large scale study on the risk of associated with driving while under the influence of alcohol and other drugs (including marijuana) is discussed.