Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Teen Driver Safety

New Resource Alert: Teen Driving Program Planning & Evaluation Guide

Learn how to establish and implement an evidence-informed, practical process to plan, select, and evaluate teen driver safety programs with this new resource from experts at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

Parking Lot Distractions

In this post, we discuss the findings of a recent National Safety Council poll on driving behaviors in parking lots.

Are GDL Advocates Ready For Action?

Is 2017 a good year to build coalition around legislating evidence-based improvements to Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL)? A new report on priorities for GDL advocacy efforts can help guide teen driver safety advocates.

Validating Electronic Health Records for Injury Prevention Research

Read about a new CHOP study published in the Journal of Attention Disorders that validated an electronic health record (EHR)–based algorithm to classify the ADHD status of pediatric patients, which is part of a larger retrospective cohort study that aims to examine the association between ADHD and driving outcomes among adolescents.

Emotions & Driving in Stressful Traffic Situations

Read about a new CIRP@CHOP study that examined the impact of emotions on teens in stressful driving situations, including heavy traffic and tailgating.

Share This During National Teen Driver Safety Week

With the release of new CIRP@CHOP research about compliance with and enforcement of Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL), we invite you to share this infographic during National Teen Driver Safety Week which begins today.

Promote GDL Compliance During National Teen Driver Safety Week

In this informative post, Allison E. Curry, PhD, MPH describes new research published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine on compliance with and enforcement of GDL restrictions among NJ's intermediate licensed driver population.

Naturalistic Data Describe Teens' Risky Driving

James Megariotis, an undergraduate Mechanical Engineering student at Drexel University, shares what he's learned about teen driver behaviors during his CIRP@CHOP research co-op experience.

Good Passengers and Not Good Passengers…

To better understand how teen drivers perceive peer passengers as safety risks, we conducted a series of focus group sessions with 30 newly licensed teen drivers ages 16 to 18. Read about the findings, which were recently published in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing.

New Resource Alert: TeenDrivingPlan YouTube Videos

View and share two new YouTube videos on the TeenDrivingPlan Channel with parents to help them more effectively supervise their teens' driving practice.

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