ICYMI December 2018: Report Cards and Child Abuse, Climbing Gun-Related Deaths, Suicide and CTE, and more
January 2, 2019Read more for our monthly roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention.
Mobility 21 Consortium Offers New Opportunities for CHOP to Influence Safety of Autonomous Vehicles for Child Passengers
December 6, 2018At a recent MAP 21/Mobility 21 Deployment Partner Consortium Event, I recently presented on my research on seating configurations in autonomous vehicles that will keep child passengers the safest. The Consortium event underscored for me that CHOP is one of the few organizations studying children’s safety in vehicles that will be widely available sooner than many people think.
November 13, 2018New CIRP research sheds light on how new teen drivers and their parents perceive the use of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS).
September 25, 2018New CIRP research offers insights about child restraint system use by parents and caregivers of kids ages 4 to 10 years.
July 12, 2018In new research released today, about half of parents surveyed used their cell phone while driving with their 4- to- 10-year-old child.
May 8, 2018Learn about the nine projects funded for a new year of research at the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS), which will be led by Principal Investigators from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and The Ohio State University.
April 12, 2018Just 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.