auto safety engineering

Honoring the Entrepreneurial Spirit of a Child

January 18, 2017

Bishop Curry, the 10 year old son of a Toyota employee, came up with a design that he hoped might prevent hot car deaths among children in car seats. His father's quest to share this vision led to an invitation to tour Toyota's Collaborative Safety Research Center and attend the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies' annual Advances in Child Injury Prevention conference. Read more to hear a conversation about their experience.

Final Reminder: Advances in Child Injury Prevention (ACIP) Conference, November 14

November 11, 2016
Final reminder that The Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) will host the 2016 Advances in Child Injury Prevention (ACIP) Conference on November 14, 2016 in Plymouth, MI. We are now offering a discounted rate of $125 for non-profit employees. Please read more to hear about what our keynote speaker, Tony Gioutsos of TASS International, plans to discuss.

Active Safety in Motor Vehicles: Considering the Implications for Child Occupants and Teen Drivers

November 18, 2014
As active safety features (safety systems that are active prior to a crash, such as seat belts or air bags) become more complex in motor vehicles, it's critical for child safety researchers to consider the implications for child and adolescent motor vehicle occupants and teen drivers.

Looking Forward to Lifesavers in Denver, Part One

March 5, 2013
Plane tickets, hotel reservations and registrations are booked for a strong CIRP@CHOP presence at the Lifesavers Conference. I hope we’ll see you in Denver on April 14th to 16th. Lifesavers attendees will be among the first to hear about our ongoing research to inform targeted engineering, policy and education countermeasures to reduce injuries and deaths among child motor vehicle occupants in three separate presentations.
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