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Autonomous and self-driving technology is under scrutiny after a supposed auto-pilot mode-related fatal crash. These technologies have potential to prevent crashes, but we can't underestimate the human factors at play -- especially for young drivers.
The Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) has just launched its 2016-2017 project year with 14 new research studies funded by its Industry Advisory Board (IAB).
New CIRP@CHOP research proposes a novel approach to estimating compliance with Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) laws.
CIRP@CHOP's academic-government collaboration can serve as a model for other states that are interested in optimizing the value of their administrative traffic safety data to inform state activities.
We're looking forward to seeing traffic safety colleagues at Lifesavers. Check out when we'll be presenting.
In this informative post, Allison E. Curry, PhD,MPH shares her research that supports state efforts to consider a GDL decal provision to enhance teen driver safety.
Learn why research is needed on automated car technology with teen drivers in mind to make the roads safer for everyone.
New CIRP@CHOP research sheds light on poor braking in emergency situations by novice teen drivers.
To drive safely with both people and dogs in tow, here are pet restraint safety guidelines to share based on tenets of human occupant protection.
An interesting study exploring the trends in inequalities in motor vehicle crash death rates came across my desk yesterday. Study authors suggest multiple factors at the community level could explain increased disparities.
New CIRP@CHOP research sheds light on why teens talk or text on their cell phones while driving.
Read about a recent CIRP@CHOP study that describes teens' perceptions of inattention and cell phone use while driving.
Keeping the lines of communication open is important in helping to promote safe teen behaviors, as both a passenger and a driver. Here are some tips for families to follow during National Teen Driver Safety Week and throughout the year.
The Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) Research Team at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) shares this year's theme for National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 18-24, 2015) in this blog post and offers messaging and activities teens and families can use to spread the word.
Read about how one of CIRP@CHOP's student researchers is continuing to study gender issues in practice driving now as part of our clinical team.