Center for Injury Research and Prevention

distracted driving

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.

Recent CIRP Publications- April 2018

April 24, 2018
This post highlights recent CIRP publications, since October 4, 2017.

Can Loud Music Affect Driving Performance?

April 16, 2018
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.

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