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Read about a research study published today in JAMA Pediatrics on adolescents with ADHD and crash risk when newly licensed.
The CIRP Driving Simulator Core has new features and a new home at the Roberts Center for Pediatric Research in Philadelphia.
Watch a Medscape video from Patty Huang, MD, a developmental and behavioral pediatrician at CHOP, on teens with autism spectrum disorder and driving informed by new research conducted at CIRP@CHOP.
Today we are pleased to welcome a guest blog post from Santiago Ontañón, PhD, a research scientist and assistant professor at the College of Computing and Informatics at Drexel University. Dr. Ontañón led a study, “Learning to Predict Driver Behavior from Observation,” and recently presented on the findings at the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Spring Symposia on Learning from Observation of Humans at Stanford University.
Read about new research led by Allison E. Curry, PhD regarding teens with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) getting licensed.
One of CIRP@CHOP's most popular downloads continues to be the TeenDrivingPlan Practice Guide, a free evidenced-based guide for parents on how to help teens practice their driving.
Learn about a new Penn Nursing/CIRP@CHOP study that surveyed employees in India to develop strategies for improving traffic safety in this guest blog post from Sara Jacoby, PhD, MPH, RN.
A recent study taps useful research tools and data sources to shed light on the importance of strong state alcohol policies in preventing young people from dying in alcohol-related crashes.
New Jersey Traffic Safety Outcomes (NJ-TSO) research will be featured in two of the eight workshops in the Teen Traffic Safety track at Lifesavers Conference in Charlotte, NC, running Sunday, March 26 - Tuesday, March 28.
Read about how Emily Sykes, BS went directly from a co-op student opportunity to full-time Research Coordinator in two years at CIRP@CHOP, learning a lot about teen driving program planning and evaluation along the way.
Learn how to establish and implement an evidence-informed, practical process to plan, select, and evaluate teen driver safety programs with this new resource from experts at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).