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Media Contact:Camillia M. Travia
Public Relations Specialist
September 28, 2009
New Research Shows Parent-Teen Interactions May Cut Teen Crash Risk in Half
Two new studies reveal that teen crashes and risky driving behaviors such as cell phone use, failure to wear seat belts, and drinking and driving are strongly linked with the way teens and parents communicate and approach rules about safety. The results of the studies by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company were published today in the journal Pediatrics.