During National Teen Driver Safety Week, watch this CBS3 segment where Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Dr. Flaura Winston talks about CHOP's partnership with NJM Insurance Group in bringing virtual driving assessment to CHOP Primary Care sites.
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In this guest post for Research In Action, NJM Insurance Group Consumer Safety Director Violet Marrero describes a unique partnership with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) that is taking an innovative approach to teen driver safety.
"For teens to become safe, competent drivers, they need to develop critical driving skills and practice them in a range of driving environments and conditions," says Flaura K. Winston, MD, PhD, founder and co-scientific director of the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia CHOP). Learn more about the importance of parent-supervised practice driving in this "Health Tip of the Week" from CHOP News.
A new study explores the impact of access to pediatric trauma care on pediatric mortality rates due to motor vehicle crashes.
By analyzing eye-tracking data from cyclists on Philadelphia's streets, CIRP Senior Fellow/Weitzman School of Design at the University of Pennsylania Associate Dean of Research Dr. Megan S. Ryerson's team found that these individual metrics can help design safer roadways for bicyclists and pedestrians.