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Child Motor Vehicle Crash Fatalities Remain High For Certain States

June 1, 2017

A study recently published in The Journal of Pediatrics sought to describe and explain state- and region-wide variation in pediatric mortality associated with motor vehicle crashes. The study points to real disparities that continue to persist in child passenger safety and can guide states in how to drive down their MVC fatality rates.

Our Most Popular Posts 2016

December 28, 2016
As 2016 draws to a close, let's take a look back at Research in Action's most popular posts in the last year.

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.

Child Passenger Safety Beyond Passenger Vehicles: Airplane Safety

September 1, 2016
National Safety Council recently announced an update to its child passenger safety policy statement. This included a recommended mandate that children under 2 years of age should be properly secured in their own seat on airplanes using an using a child restraint system that has been approved and tested for aircraft usage.

Discovering the Human Factor in Biomechanics

August 3, 2016
Today we are pleased to welcome a guest blog post from Todd Hullfish, who recently graduated with a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University. Todd worked with CIRP’s Biomechanical Engineering Research team as a co-op student for three years and recently joined the Human Motion Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine as a Research Specialist.

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