Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Teen Driver Safety

Beyond Legislation to Curb Texting While Driving

It 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.

When Neuroscience and Driving Converge

 Learn about how CIRP is establishing a new Neuroscience of Driving Research Program that will bridge basic neuroscience with applied driving research at the clinical and broader population level.

Child Mortality Webinar Recording

The 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.

Flashback Friday – Global Youth Traffic Safety Month

For 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"

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.

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