Tag Archive: Motor vehicle crashes

Jun 10 2015

Teen Driver Safety Researchers Use Simulator to Diagnose Driving

teen driverMany newly licensed teen drivers do not know how to drive, according to a study by researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) and the University of Pennsylvania.

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Apr 23 2015

Center for Injury Research and Prevention Engineering Students Honored

Center for Injury Research and PreventionTwo undergraduate engineers from the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) were recently honored during CHOP Research Poster Day.

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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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Jun 25 2014

New Teen Drivers Benefit From Practice Quantity, Variety

When a teen learning to drive sits behind the wheel with sweaty palms, it is often up to the parent to keep their child calm and focused on the road. But how can parents prepare to steer these driving lessons in the right direction?

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May 14 2013

Report Recommends Changes to Best Protect Children in Car Crashes

crashesKristy Arbogast, PhD, director of engineering at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at CHOP, led the report, which reviewed the current science and data regarding rear seat occupant safety.

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