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distracted driving

Understanding Driver Attention Through Machine Learning and Big Data ​​​​​​​

January 17, 2019
Learn about a study funded by the National Science Foundation that is developing novel approaches to keep driver attention on the road. .CHOP, Drexel and VTTI researchers are studying driver inattention through machine learning and big data with a grant from the National Science Foundation. Learn about a new study, funded by the National Science Foundation, that is novel approaches to help keep driver attention on the road. exploring driver inattention .

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Our Most Popular Blog Posts of 2018

December 27, 2018
With a new year almost upon us, here is a look-back on Research in Action's most popular 2018 blog posts.

ICYMI October 2018: Marijuana's Long-Term Effects in Children, Football Rule Changes and Concussions, Suicide Risk and Sexual Orientation, and More

October 31, 2018
Read more for October's roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention.

Novel Measures of Cell Phone Use While Driving

August 27, 2018
Learn about a new CIRP study, published in Health Education and Behavior, that examined novel measures of cell phone use while driving to better understand how and at what speeds adolescents use their cell phone while driving.

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Recent CIRP Publications- August 2018

August 14, 2018
This post highlights recent CIRP publications, since April 24, 2018.

Beyond Legislation to Curb Texting While Driving

July 10, 2018
It remains unclear if distracted driving legislation has had much success in reducing the problem. New research indicates that teens who report texting and taking calls while driving also engage in other intentionally risky driving behaviors, such as ignoring speed limits.

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ICYMI April 2018: Wearable Technology and Driving, Marijuana and Teenage Brain, Concussion and Dementia Risk, and More

April 30, 2018
Read more for our monthly roundup of interesting and important news in the world of child injury prevention.

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