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2015

November 30, 2015

Teens Know Dangers of Driving With Cellphones But Do It Anyway, Penn Research Shows

What happens when "Tom  Hanks," "Tom Cruise," and "Kesha" sit around a table? When the talkers are actually teens using researcher-requested pseudonyms they chose to anonymously discuss their driving habits, the results are surprising.
July 16, 2015

Teaching Teens to Drive: Tips from CHOP Experts

Motor vehicle crashes remain the number one cause of death for teens in the U.S. That’s why researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s

June 8, 2015

Many New Licensed Drivers Don't Know How to Drive

Researchers at CHOP have developed and validated the Simulated Driving Assessment (SDA), offering for the first time a safe way to assess novice teen drivers' skills in high-risk driving scenarios that commonly lead to crashes.
January 13, 2015

Parallel Consulting Awarded NIH Phase I STTR Grant

Parallel Consulting, LLC and CHOP announce the award of a $142,370 Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant to develop an innovative tool for training teen drivers in speed management.
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