Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Child Passenger Safety

Delaying Graduation to a Booster Seat May Have Safety Benefit

Recent CIRP research reveals the importance of considering developmental and behavioral factors - and not only age, height, or weight - when deciding when to move a child from one child restraint to another.

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.

Research Update on Marijuana and Driving

Read more for a research update on marijuana use and driving, including crash rates in states where marijuana has been legalized for recreational use.

New Resource Alert: Updated Rear-Facing Car Seats Video

Watch a new video, updated based on best practice recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics, that helps parents and caregivers choose and install the appropriate rear-facing car seat for their infant or toddler.