Teen Driver Safety
July 10, 2018It remains unclear if distracted driving legislation has had much success in reducing the problem. New research indicates that teens who report texting and taking calls while driving also engage in other intentionally risky driving behaviors, such as ignoring speed limits.
June 29, 2018Read more for a round up of newsworthy articles about child injury prevention from the past month.
June 19, 2018The Center for Injury Research and Prevention hosted a webinar which provided actionable information for health policy stakeholders, government agency staff, child health policy advocates, elected officials, and healthcare providers to implement policy changes to adress the three identified causes driving up the child mortality rates.
May 25, 2018For today's Flashback Friday, we join the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) in promoting Global Youth Traffic Safety Month by sharing tips to encourage safe driving and passenger behaviors during prom, graduation, and other end-of-school-year events.
Register Today for Webinar: "Playing Catch-up -- How to Address US’ Lag in Reducing Child Mortality Rates"
May 17, 2018On Tuesday June 5th, CIRP will host a webinar bringing together experts across CHOP to identify the underlying causes of mortality in children under age 1 and adolescents 15-19 years, discuss the three major contributing factors driving the lag in US child mortality rates, and discuss the evidence-based policies which should be implemented to address these issues.
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.
ICYMI April 2018: Wearable Technology and Driving, Marijuana and Teenage Brain, Concussion and Dementia Risk, and More
April 30, 2018Read more for our monthly roundup of interesting and important news in the world of child injury prevention.
April 26, 2018We highlight a helpful resources for families of individuals with autism spectrum disorders who are interested in driving, developed by CHOP's Center for Autism Research.