Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Child Passenger Safety

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.

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.

New Evidence Supports Children Under 2 are Safest Riding Rear-Facing

A new study reevaluates the safety benefits of restraining children under age 2 rear-facing versus forward-facing in motor vehicles. Learn what has and hasn't changed when it comes to keeping the youngest child passengers optimally protected.

Interviews, ROI, and Surprising Results: Read the 2017 CChIPS Annual Report

Today, the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) released its 2017 Annual Report, featuring snapshots of child safety-focused research projects completed during the 2016-2017 project year.

Hidden Threats to Children In and Around Vehicles

My colleagues and I recently published a study describing the underrecognized frequency of nontraffic incidents, injuries, and fatalities among children.

National CPS Week- Flashback Friday

In recognition of National Child Passenger Safety Week, today’s Flashback Friday post is dedicated to some of our all-time most popular CPS-focused blogs.

Current trends in ATV Crash Injuries

A new study reports the incidence, mortality trend, and anatomic distribution of fractures due to ATV use in children and teens. Read more for details, along with safety tips for families.

Heatstroke Awareness- Flashback Friday Post

Monday, July 31st, is National Heatstroke Prevention day, and in honor of that, I wanted to reintroduce Dr. Aditya Belawadi's post about child heatstroke in cars from last summer.

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