September 6, 2017As states consider whether to improve existing Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) provisions or to extend current requirements to include older novice driver populations, it is critical for the research community to provide rigorous scientific evidence. Read about new CIRP@CHOP research that is contributing to the debate.
August 31, 2017Here is our ICYMI news roundup for August 2017.
February 27, 2017
A recent study taps useful research tools and data sources to shed light on the importance of strong state alcohol policies in preventing young people from dying in alcohol-related crashes.
June 28, 2016This August, Pennsylvania becomes the 4th state to require children remain in a rear-facing child restraints to age 2. Here are common questions from parents.
October 14, 2015Keeping the lines of communication open is important in helping to promote safe teen behaviors, as both a passenger and a driver. Here are some tips for families to follow during National Teen Driver Safety Week and throughout the year.
October 9, 2015Recently, a question was forwarded to me from a primary care practice in Pennsylvania: “Can the physician ask about guns in the household and document this in the medical record? Or can they only discuss gun safety?” This blog dispels confusion for clinicians caused by media attention about proposed legislation that has not been implemented.
September 28, 2015The Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) Research Team at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) shares this year's theme for National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 18-24, 2015) in this blog post and offers messaging and activities teens and families can use to spread the word.