Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Teen Driver Safety

Register Today for Webinar: "Playing Catch-up -- How to Address US’ Lag in Reducing Child Mortality Rates"

On 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.

The CChIPS 2018-2019 Research Portfolio is Launched!

Learn 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.

Resources for Families of Teens with Autism Who Want to Drive

We 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.

Flashback Friday – Distracted Driving Awareness Month

For today's Flashback Friday, we join the National Safety Council and other organizations dedicated to preventing teen crashes by promoting Distracted Driving Awareness Month with a focus on engaged driving.

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.

Can Loud Music Affect Driving Performance?

A curious exchange on Twitter recently occurred after singer Zara Larsson tweeted of her mother’s complaint that she “can’t see” while driving if the in-car music is too loud. Could this be a real phenomenon? Here's what we know based on the science.

Vision Zero Initiative and the Bumpy Road to Self-Driving Cars

Just 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.

What’s New in Driving Assessment and More At This Year’s Lifesavers

Learn about Teen Driving Track sessions to attend on driving assessment and GDL advocacy at this year's Lifesavers Conference to be held April 22-24 in San Antonio.

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