Center for Injury Research and Prevention

child passenger safety

New Resource Alert: Updated Rear-Facing Car Seats Video

March 26, 2020
Watch a new video, updated based on best practice recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics, that helps parents and caregivers choose and install the appropriate rear-facing car seat for their infant or toddler.

Movement and Safety of Child Passengers During Pre-Crash Avoidance Maneuvers

October 15, 2019
Biomechanics Research Scientist Valentina Graci, PhD summarizes the Motion and Muscle Activation of Young Volunteers in Evasive Vehicle Maneuvers project that she is presenting at the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM) Annual Conference.

Disparities in Motor Vehicle Crash Death Rates

December 3, 2015
An interesting study exploring the trends in inequalities in motor vehicle crash death rates came across my desk yesterday. Study authors suggest multiple factors at the community level could explain increased disparities.

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