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Study Suggests Policy, Education, and Training Make Youngest Novice Drivers Better Prepared for License Exam, Less Likely to Crash
New research shows age-related differences in licensing and crash outcomes that track with age-related licensing policies in Ohio.
Study Finds Few Pediatric Providers Discuss Transportation With Their Autistic Patients
Cell Phone Use While Driving May Be Tied to Other Risky Road Behaviors in Young Adults
A new study from researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center found that 18- to 24-year-olds who use cell phones while driving are more likely to engage in other risky driving behaviors associated with “acting-without-thinking,” a form of impulsivity.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Launches Innovative Virtual Teen Driving Assessment Program with $4 Million Grant from NJM Insurance Group
An innovative collaboration with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and NJM Insurance Group aimed at preparing teenagers to drive safely launched today.
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Researchers Find Individualized Training Is Key for Autistic Adolescents Learning to Drive
A collaborative study from the Center for Injury Research and Prevention and the Center for Autism Research at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, published by the American Journal of Occupational Therapy, identified clear strengths and a series of specific challenges autistic adolescents experience while learning to drive.
Dr. Flaura Winston Receives Clinical & Translational Science Distinguished Investigator Award
For her role in using research findings to inform and implement effective public policies promoting better health, the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) has awarded Flaura K. Winston, MD, PhD, founder and scientific director of the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), the 2021 ACTS Distinguished Investigator Award for Translation from Clinical Use into Public Benefit and Policy.