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Ride Like A Friend. Drive Like You Care:
A Program Theory Example

To turn research and theory into action, the Young Driver Research team at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute used a Six-Step Approach as a systematic guide to develop a program theory for Ride Like A Friend. Drive Like You Care (RLAF). RLAF is a peer-to-peer campaign teens can use in schools to encourage safe driver and passenger behavior.

The Six-Step Approach was carried out as follows:

1. Set a key health outcome (a clear, measurable, long-term vision related to injury reduction)

2. Identified behavioral objectives linked to the key health outcome

3. Determined target constructs and their influence on the behavioral objectives

4. Designed and developed intervention content to address constructs

5. Evaluated effectiveness of interventions

6. Refined interventions and behavior change model (as necessary)

RLAF: A YDRI Program Theory Example

Read the Injury Prevention abstract.

Listen to the Editor's Choice podcast on the six-step approach and how it has been applied to the Ride Like A Friend. Drive Like You Care (RLAF) program, as featured in Injury Prevention.

Learn more about Ride Like A Friend. Drive Like You Care.

For additional reading on Logic Model Development, visit the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Logic Model Development Guide.

This research was funded by State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company (State Farm).

Company (State Farm®).

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