Center for Injury Research and Prevention

March 2018

Child Seats in the Shifting Mobile World

With mobility changing rapidly, especially for those living in urban environments, it's important to consider how to keep children optimally protected in taxis and ride-sharing services, such as Uber or Lyft.

Mental Health Factors and Teen Driving Behaviors

Read about new research that examines how mental health symptoms related to ADHD, conduct disorder, and depression may affect the driving behaviors of newly licensed teens.

Marijuana and Teen Driving: Lessons from Drunk Driving Policies

It’s reasonable to believe that many of the lessons learned in addressing the issue of drunk driving among teens could be applied to teens driving under the influence of marijuana. The question is, what will work and what won’t?

Community’s Reluctance to Report Signs of Child Abuse is Harming Children—Here’s How We Can Do Better

While it may be difficult to understand why bystanders failed to report the signs of child abuse in such an egregious case, a number of factors contribute to a general reluctance to intervene in abuse situations of all kinds and severity. Here's how we can do better.

Practical Solutions for Preventing Youth Gun Violence

Today we feature Dr. Ruth Abaya's blog post that focuses on practical and evidence-based solutions to help curb this violence, including safe gun storage, policy solutions, and supporting gun violence research. This blog post originally appeared in CHOP PolicyLab's website.

St. Patrick's Day Safety - Flashback Friday

Today's Flashback Friday encourages parents to remind their teens -- whether still at home or away at college -- to avoid the regret, avoid impaired driving on St. Patrick's Day and every day.