Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Teen Driver Safety

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.

Mental Health Factors and Teen Driving Behaviors

Read about new research that examines how mental health symptoms related to ADHD, conduct disorder, and depression may affect the driving behaviors of newly licensed teens.

St. Patrick's Day Safety - Flashback Friday

Today's Flashback Friday encourages parents to remind their teens -- whether still at home or away at college -- to avoid the regret, avoid impaired driving on St. Patrick's Day and every day.

Marijuana and Teen Driving: Lessons from Drunk Driving Policies

It’s reasonable to believe that many of the lessons learned in addressing the issue of drunk driving among teens could be applied to teens driving under the influence of marijuana. The question is, what will work and what won’t?

New Resource Alert: TeenDriverSource.org

Access free resources to help families prepare teens to become safe skilled drivers -- based on more than a decade of research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia -- at TeenDriverSource.org.

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