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.
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The New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety has launched a public awareness campaign to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of Kyleigh's Law, which requires teens to affix stickers to their vehicles to identify them as novice drivers, and the 20-year anniversary of the state's Graduated Driver Licensing Program, one of the most progressive in the nation. Allison E. Curry, PhD, MPH, lead author of several studies on the effectiveness of Kyleigh's Law and GDL, is featured in one of the campaigns.
Learn about why, more than ever, making sure passengers in the rear seat are properly buckled is so important from experts, including Kristy Arbogast, PhD, co-scientific director of the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
“What we really are thinking is that if we can get these drivers, who again have higher risks of crashing and being injured in crashes, into safer vehicles, that may improve their crash outcomes,” says Kristi Busico Metzger, PhD, MPH, lead author of a new CHOP study published today in Traffic Injury Prevention.
In this Philadelphia Inquirer article, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Center for Injury Research and Prevention Co-Scientific Director Flaura Winston, MD, PhD and other safety experts weigh in on the negative impact of PennDOT's newly adapted driver’s skills tests.