Tag Archive: driving simulator

Apr 6 2018

U.S. News & World Report, David Barrett, Driving & ADHD, Bike Safety, Concussion Research

Outdoor sports, biking, and bustling streets might be welcome signs of warmer weather and longer days, but they’re also research topics studied rigorously by investigators at our Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) in their quest to ensure safer environments for children and families. In this week’s roundup of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia research headlines, learn about a new study from CIRP into the various causes and mechanisms of youth concussions beyond contact sports, discover cool technology that allows scientists to study how cyclists move and make decisions on urban streets, and find out how the CIRP driving simulator is helping to advance what we know of teen driving behaviors. On top of that, we congratulate the Cancer Center’s Dr. David Barrett on a new award from Stand Up to Cancer and offer big congratulations to our Department of Pediatrics’ continued success!

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Nov 28 2017

CChIPS’ Annual Report Highlights Consortium’s Unique Synergy

The rapid translation of research results into new products, policies, and programs is a key part of the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies’ (CChIPS) mission to spur innovations that keep children safe and healthy.

Each year, the Industry Advisory Board (IAB) of the CChIPS funds a portfolio of child safety-focused research projects. During the 2016-2017 CChIPS project year, the IAB funded 13 completed projects, spanning areas of focus including child-restraint design and performance, consumer/driver behavior, crash avoidance and autonomous vehicles, vehicle restraint performance, and crash test dummy biofidelity. Snapshots of these projects are available in the newly released 2017 CChIPS Annual Report: “Safe and Sound.”

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Aug 8 2017

Are We Ready for Self-driving Cars?

Self-driving cars are speedily racing toward becoming an everyday reality, with Congress considering recently introduced bills that would allow the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to oversee the deployment of autonomous vehicles on public roads, pre-empting individual states from issuing local laws.

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Jan 13 2017

CHOP Research In the News: Plastic Bronchitis, NICU Outcomes, Teen Drivers

CHOP Research In the NewsThe year is off to a great start, with plenty of research news to report. This biweekly installment of In the News describes a new study in the emerging field of lymphatics, shares an editorial on advancements in neonatology, and highlights research to keep teen drivers safe.

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Apr 14 2015

Stay in Touch With Safety During Distracted Driving Awareness Month

distracted drivingTeen driver safety researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at CHOP are studying common scenarios that involve serious hazards of distracted driving and how they affect novice drivers’ performance.

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Oct 15 2014

Simulated Driving Assessment Fuels Teen Driver Research

simulated drivingDrivers who turn the key of the driving simulator at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) quickly become immersed.

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Oct 3 2014

Research Tool Based on Common Crash Scenarios for Teens

teen driver safetyPer mile driven, teens have three times the fatal crash risk than adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Sep 24 2014

Investigators Take Clinical Look at Teen Driver Safety

“CHOP is at the forefront of teen driver safety research, and it is an amazing place to take these leaps because of our interdisciplinary nature,” Dr. Winston said.

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