Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Decade of Action

Driving Change in Canada: #PracticeSafeText!

November 24, 2014
What Parachute was able to achieve in such a short time in building a movement is amazing and shows what can be done through network mobilization, collective action and national organization. Learn from their experience launching National Teen Driver Safety Week in Canada and how #PracticeSafeText! went viral.

**Like what you’ve read? Subscribe to Research in Action to have the latest in child injury prevention delivered to your inbox.**

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.

**Like what you’ve read? Subscribe to Research in Action to have the latest in child injury prevention delivered to your inbox.**

Expanding Child Passenger Safety Knowledge in China

November 6, 2014
I recently returned from an exciting conference in Shanghai, China– the 1st International Conference on Children’s Car Safety Technology. I was fortunate to be a member of a multinational coalition of researchers and industry experts whose goal was to jump-start activities in Shanghai regarding support of a recently passed law requiring child restraints for young children.

**Like what you’ve read? Subscribe to Research in Action to have the latest in child injury prevention delivered to your inbox.**

An International Collaboration For Child Passenger Safety

October 9, 2014
Today, we are pleased to share a moderated discussion between Kristy Arbogast, PhD, CIRP@CHOP co-scientific director, and Isabelle Stockman, a researcher and PhD candidate from SAFER, the Vehicle and Traffic Safety Center at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. Dr. Arbogast and Ms. Stockman have collaborated on several projects looking at the impact of pre-crash maneuvers on child passenger safety.

**Like what you’ve read? Subscribe to Research in Action to have the latest in child injury prevention delivered to your inbox.**

50 Years Later: The Rear-facing Child Seat

September 16, 2014
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the rear-facing child safety seat, a pivotal innovation in the field of child occupant protection. While there have been impressive strides made in child passenger safety in the US and abroad over the past few decades, there is still work to be done to ensure all children are optimally protected in motor vehicle crashes.

**Like what you’ve read? Subscribe to Research in Action to have the latest in child injury prevention delivered to your inbox.**

Inter-agency Model for Israel’s Child Safety Action Plan

April 15, 2014
Today, we are pleased to welcome a guest post from Esti Golan, manager of the Israel Child Safety National Action Plan, who shares with us some insight into the planning of this groundbreaking initiative in Israel.

**Like what you’ve read? Subscribe to Research in Action to have the latest in child injury prevention delivered to your inbox.**

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Decade of Action