National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 18-24) is here, and the time when thousands of communities, schools, organizations, parents, and teens share resources and ideas to improve teen driver safety. Here are some of our recent blog posts on teen driving to drive the conversation:
Read an excerpt from the CHOP Research Institute's Cornerstone blog where Dr. Allison Curry discusses a new data warehouse created by CIRP researchers that is being used to advance injury prevention research.
This year's Lifesavers Conference featured a workshop on mobility for all and Rachel K. Myers, PhD's research on supporting autistic adolescents and their families around driving.
Learn why teens with a history of ADHD need stronger medical monitoring of health risks, including driver readiness, from Meghan Carey, MS, one of the authors of a new study on the topic.
Read about a CIRP study, published in Accident Analysis and Prevention, that explains why traffic safety researchers and advocates need to take action to improve researcher access to state crash, licensing, and traffic citation data.
Read Dr. Allison E. Curry's post that highlights her commentary for the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry with Dr. Thomas J. Power on how advancing ADHD-driving research can improve on-road safety.
Learn why no one strategy will prevent cell phone use while driving in adolescents. It will take a multipronged approach, one that addresses the unique factors that contribute to distracted driving in teens.
Read about new research, funded by the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS), that shows automatic emergency braking to be very effective in preventing rear-end striking crashes.
Dr. Flaura Winston discusses how driving schools can safely reopen during COVID-19 with guidelines from CHOP experts and ADTSEA.
Dr. Kristi Metzger discusses study findings published in Traffic Injury Prevention that highlight important disparities in vehicle safety features among drivers by age and income.
Learn about Ohio's virtual driving assessment pilot and policy implications from a new paper in Health Affairs shared by Dr. Elizabeth Walshe, study author.
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