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distracted driving

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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Later School Start Can Help Prevent Teens Driving While Sleep-Deprived

February 21, 2018
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.

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Good Passengers and Not Good Passengers…

September 12, 2016
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.

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