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St. Patrick's Day Safety - Flashback Friday

Today's Flashback Friday encourages parents to remind their teens -- whether still at home or away at college -- to avoid the regret, avoid impaired driving on St. Patrick's Day and every day.

Marijuana and Teen Driving: Lessons from Drunk Driving Policies

It’s reasonable to believe that many of the lessons learned in addressing the issue of drunk driving among teens could be applied to teens driving under the influence of marijuana. The question is, what will work and what won’t?

Child Seats in the Shifting Mobile World

With mobility changing rapidly, especially for those living in urban environments, it's important to consider how to keep children optimally protected in taxis and ride-sharing services, such as Uber or Lyft.

New Resource Alert: TeenDriverSource.org

Access free resources to help families prepare teens to become safe skilled drivers -- based on more than a decade of research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia -- at TeenDriverSource.org.

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