Center for Injury Research and Prevention

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Lawnmower Injuries in Children

Read more for a summary of a recent study exploring pediatric lawnmower injuries over the past 13 years.

Preventing Crashes with Automatic Emergency Braking

Read about new research, funded by the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS), that shows automatic emergency braking to be very effective in preventing rear-end striking crashes.

Opportunities to Reduce Youth Distracted Driving

Learn why no one strategy will prevent cell phone use while driving in adolescents. It will take a multipronged approach, one that addresses the unique factors that contribute to distracted driving in teen drivers

Why Studying Near Crashes Matters

Read about a new CChIPS study that provides valuable insights into factors that can lead to crashes.

CChIPS Kicks Off 2020-2021 Research Year

The Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) proudly announces a new portfolio of research projects, voted on during the first-ever virtual meeting.