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In new research released today, about half of parents surveyed used their cell phone while driving with their 4- to- 10-year-old child.
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.
Read more for our monthly roundup of interesting and important news in the world of child injury prevention.
This post highlights recent CIRP publications, since October 4, 2017.
For today's Flashback Friday, we join the National Safety Council and other organizations dedicated to preventing teen crashes by promoting Distracted Driving Awareness Month with a focus on engaged driving.
A curious exchange on Twitter recently occurred after singer Zara Larsson tweeted of her mother’s complaint that she “can’t see” while driving if the in-car music is too loud. Could this be a real phenomenon? Here's what we know based on the science.
I thought you might interested in a summary of the science that links lack of sleep with crashes involving teen drivers, and how schools are addressing it.
Read about a research summary that examines the role of the brain’s executive functions in driving outcomes, also known as crashes, for adolescent drivers.
Learn about research being conducted at CHOP to help reduce teen driver distraction that was recently published in the Journal of School Nursing.
To better understand how teen drivers perceive peer passengers as safety risks, we conducted a series of focus group sessions with 30 newly licensed teen drivers ages 16 to 18. Read about the findings, which were recently published in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing.