Research In Action

Research In Action

New Resource Alert: Teen Driving Program Planning & Evaluation Guide
January 3, 2017

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 the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute. Developed through a two-year partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to evaluate its teen driving programs with the ultimate goal to reduce crashes, the resource includes a guidebook and videos on the CHOP Program Planning Evaluation YouTube Channel.

The guidebook and videos are designed to help teen driver safety stakeholders make the most of their programming, including:

  • how to identify a specific community’s traffic safety issues and needs
  • how to leverage that information to maximize program impact
  • how to measure impact to revise programs for the future

The 13-chapter guidebook comes with a resource book that contains worksheets,helpful websites, and a database of teen driving programs. The CHOP Program Planning & Evaluation YouTube Channel comprehensively walks viewers through each step of planning and evaluating teen driving programs. Best of all, the concepts are applicable for anyone involved in traffic safety, injury prevention, education, or public health program planning.

Learn more about the research behind these resources and how to access them here.

Access the CHOP Program Planning & Evaluation YouTube Channel here.