Tag Archive: Simulated Driving Assessment

Nov 18 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Body and Mind, Stayin’ Alive, ADHD Guidelines, Innovation Leadership

CHOP Research In the NewsWelcome back to our regular roundup of research news from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia! Research at CHOP helps children wherever they are, whether in a primary care doctor’s office, in the hospital, in the community, or at home. This week’s stories cover all the bases.

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Oct 19 2016

Research in Motion to Curb Cell Phone Use While Driving

cell phoneAs you’re driving down the expressway, your cell phone pings, and you glance down at an incoming text message from your best friend. Next thing you know, your car slams the guardrail. The crash leaves you with a severe concussion and a serious lesson learned about distracted driving.

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Oct 30 2015

Driving Safety Research Gets Traction as Business Venture

 Diagnostic Driving, a startup company spun out from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, has spent the past several months accelerating from an idea based on teen driver safety research into a thoroughly researched, successfully piloted business model for improving the safety of corporate automotive fleets.

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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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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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