Dr. Catherine McDondald shares that nearly half of teens who sustained a concussion were back to driving two weeks after the injury.
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In eliminating the road test due to COVID-19, some states are "moving forward with something that feels nice and expedience but may not be safe," says Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Dr. Flaura Winston in this Pew Charitable Trust's Stateline post.
CHOP/Penn researchers find many concussed adolescents don't wait two weeks after seeing their doctor to get behind the wheel. Read more in this Philly Voice article.
New Children's Hospital of Philadelphia/University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing reports that almost half of teens return to driving within two weeks of sustaining a concussion. Read more about this new concussion research in this HealthDay article.
This Forbes article highlights findings from a recent survey conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia that found teen drivers have more confidence in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) technologies than their parents.