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Flashback Friday – Distracted Driving Awareness Month

For today's Flashback Friday, we join the National Safety Council and other organizations dedicated to preventing teen crashes by promoting Distracted Driving Awareness Month with a focus on engaged driving.

ACIP Agenda is Set!

Registration is open for the 2018 Advances in Child Injury Prevention (ACIP) Conference, hosted by the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies. Read on for an overview of the traffic safety-focused agenda.

Can Loud Music Affect Driving Performance?

A curious exchange on Twitter recently occurred after singer Zara Larsson tweeted of her mother’s complaint that she “can’t see” while driving if the in-car music is too loud. Could this be a real phenomenon? Here's what we know based on the science.

Vision Zero Initiative and the Bumpy Road to Self-Driving Cars

Just like black boxes have helped the aeronautical industry fine-tune hardware and software and to install redundancy to maximize air traffic safety, one can hope the new self-driving technology will help us decrease the number of deaths on the road and reach the Vision Zero objective we are all striving to achieve.

What’s New in Driving Assessment and More At This Year’s Lifesavers

Learn about Teen Driving Track sessions to attend on driving assessment and GDL advocacy at this year's Lifesavers Conference to be held April 22-24 in San Antonio.

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