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Science of Safe Driving Among Adolescents (2006)

 

CHOP and State Farm Insurance Companies® convened the world's leading experts on teens, driver safety, and teen driving to create an evidence-based road map for exploring effective interventions to reduce teen driver-related crash and injury risk. Expert panelists summarized state-of-the-art research and knowledge in relation to driving in an 11-paper series published in the June 2006 issue of Injury Prevention as a special supplement. Read the full articles from the Science of Safe Driving Among Adolescents.

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Driving: Through the Eyes of Teens (2007)

 

This report describes what teens shared with us as part of the National Young Driver Survey (NYDS), a research collaboration of CHOP and State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company. Through their eyes and in their words – high school students told us what affects driving safety and provided insights on parental involvement, distractions, and risky driving behaviors.

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Driving Through the Eyes of Teens, A Closer Look (2009)

 

Read this comprehensive report of seven recently published research studies from CHOP with support from State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, which includes several analyses from the National Young Driver Survey (NYDS), as well as evidence-based recommendations for practitioners and parents that may reduce teen crash risk. Parents play a crucial role in teen driving safety, according to two studies published in Pediatrics in September 2009.

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Miles to Go: Establishing Benchmarks for Teen Driver Safety (2011)

 

Read this “state of the state” national report on teen driving, which examines the broader impact of teen driver crashes on society and sets benchmarks for change. Through 11 different indicators, the report provides a framework for monitoring the progress and impact of teen driver safety initiatives. The report will be updated on a regular basis to illustrate how current initiatives are affecting crash rates and to help policymakers, educators, and researchers set the agenda for future work to improve teen driver safety.  

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Parents Teaching Teens to Drive: The Adolescent Perspective (2011)

 

This research brief, compiled by the Teen Driver Safety Research team at CHOP, gives the adolescent perspective on parents teaching teens to drive. By describing adult involvement in their learning, these teen drivers provide researchers with valuable information to improve the learning-to-drive process.

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Miles to go: Monitoring Progress in Teen Driver Safety (2012)

 

Read this second national report on teen driving, which focuses on the progress made in reducing teen driver-related crashes since 2005. The report broadens the context of the benchmarks established in the first report in the series, published last year, to observe trends over time,  state-specific motor vehicle crash fatality rates and injury stats for teens. It provides a snapshot on the progress and impact of teen driver safety initiatives to help policymakers, educators, and researchers set the agenda for future work to improve teen driver safety.  

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Miles to go: Focusing on Risks for Teen Driver Safety (2013)

 

Read this third national report on teen driving, which focuses on risky behaviors associated with teen driver crashes. It also shares the progress made in reducing teen driver-related crashes since 2005 and direction for the development of strategies to further drive down the number of people killed in these crashes each year. As a snapshot on the progress and impact of teen driver safety initiatives in 2011, this report helps policymakers, educators, and researchers set the agenda for future work to improve teen driver safety.  

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Research Report: Young Driver Crash Rates in New Jersey by Driving Experience, Age, and License Phase

 

This report examined trends in crash rates among young drivers over the first 24 months of licensure by age at licensure, experience, and Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) licensing phase. Download and share this informative report with policymakers to boost your state's GDL to protect older novice drivers.

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Research Report: Young Driver Licensing in New Jersey: Rates and Trends, 2006-2011

 

The research report examined trends in licensure for NJ teens from 2006 to 2011 and provides valuable evidence to advocate for boosting your state's GDL provisions to protect older novice drivers. Download and share the report with policymakers.

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