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Share This During National Teen Driver Safety Week

October 16, 2016
With the release of new CIRP@CHOP research about compliance with and enforcement of Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL), we invite you to share this infographic during National Teen Driver Safety Week which begins today.

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Promote GDL Compliance During National Teen Driver Safety Week

October 13, 2016
In this informative post, Allison E. Curry, PhD, MPH describes new research published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine on compliance with and enforcement of GDL restrictions among NJ's intermediate licensed driver population.

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Pediatric Concussion Study: Current Recommendations for Rest Are Still Best

January 8, 2015
While a new study in Pediatrics confirms current best practice, media headlines might confuse families and healthcare providers. Here are messages to reaffirm.

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Twitter’s Potential for Scalable Outreach

February 4, 2014
You can’t deny the fact that Twitter has become a dominant force in the micro-blogging realm. Read why Venk Kandadai, technology manager for the Digital Health Initiative (DHI) at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP), thinks Twitter may have the potential to bridge the gap between scientific innovation and effective dissemination.

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Truth on Concussions: Infographics Explain Youth Concussions and Concussion Treatment

September 12, 2013
New series of infographics and posters provide best-practice state-of-the-science tips on recognizing symptoms and managing youth concussions in terms that youth can understand.

Putting the Rear Seat First

April 29, 2013
Seventy percent of rear seat occupants are children and adolescents, so it’s important to consider their unique safety needs as part of any improvements to the rear seat. Released today, a new CPS Issue Report provides recommendations for research and policy to help guide traffic safety colleagues in their consideration of priorities for safety in the rear seat, especially as it pertains to NHTSA’s Request for Comment to identify needed improvements to the New Car Assessment Program.

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Focusing on What Counts for Teen Drivers

April 4, 2013
While motor vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for teens, we have made great strides in reducing the number of crashes involving teens behind the wheel. According to a new report released today by CIRP@CHOP and State Farm®, the number of teen driver-related fatalities declined 47 percent in the past six years from a total of 5,889 in 2005 to a total of 3,150 in 2011.

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