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Read an excerpt from a PolicyLab blog post on the need for states to strengthen their licensing policies to help reduce teen driver-related crashes.
The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) is updating its strategic plan to help guide the research it supports over the next five years. Read about how CIRP is advocating for NICHD to continue keeping injury and violence prevention as research priorities.
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.
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.
New CIRP@CHOP research shows that a significant decline in teen driver crash rates in New Jersey was sustained for two years following implementation of a law requiring novice drivers display a decal on their license plates to aid in enforcement of GDL provisions. Read about two new legislative education tools which teen driver safety advocates can use to re-start conversations with legislators to improve state GDL laws.