CChIPS

Honoring the Entrepreneurial Spirit of a Child

Bishop Curry, the 10 year old son of a Toyota employee, came up with a design that he hoped might prevent hot car deaths among children in car seats. His father's quest to share this vision led to an invitation to tour Toyota's Collaborative Safety Research Center and attend the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies' annual Advances in Child Injury Prevention conference. Read more to hear a conversation about their experience.

The Importance and Evolution of Integrated Safety Systems in Motor Vehicles

Read a conversation with Tony Gioutsos of TASS International, who served as the keynote speaker at the Advances in Child Injury Prevention (ACIP) Conference, on the topic of integrated safety in motor vehicles.

Final Reminder: Advances in Child Injury Prevention (ACIP) Conference, November 14

Final reminder that The Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) will host the 2016 Advances in Child Injury Prevention (ACIP) Conference on November 14, 2016 in Plymouth, MI. We are now offering a discounted rate of $125 for non-profit employees. Please read more to hear about what our keynote speaker, Tony Gioutsos of TASS International, plans to discuss.

Emotions & Driving in Stressful Traffic Situations

Read about a new CIRP@CHOP study that examined the impact of emotions on teens in stressful driving situations, including heavy traffic and tailgating.

Advances in Child Injury Prevention (ACIP) Conference, November 14

The Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) will host the 2016 Advances in Child Injury Prevention (ACIP) Conference on November 14, 2016 in Plymouth, MI.

Naturalistic Data Describe Teens' Risky Driving

James Megariotis, an undergraduate Mechanical Engineering student at Drexel University, shares what he's learned about teen driver behaviors during his CIRP@CHOP research co-op experience.

Autonomous Cars and Self-Driving Technology: Burden or Boon for Teen Drivers?

Autonomous 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.

CChIPS 2016-2017 Research Portfolio is Launched!

The Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) has just launched its 2016-2017 project year with 14 new research studies funded by its Industry Advisory Board (IAB).

Save the Date for ACIP 2016!

Registration is now open for the 2016 Advances in Child Injury Protection (ACIP) Conference, which will be hosted by the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies on November 14, 2016 in Plymouth, MI.

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