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Trends In Electric Scooter Injuries

Read about a recent study conducted by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia researchers exploring trends in pediatric injury associated with electronic scooters. 

Driving Simulator Predicts Riskiest Teen Drivers

Listen in as Elizabeth Walshe, PhD joins NPR's The Spark podcast to share research on the virtual driving assessment at CHOP.

Driving Simulator Predicts Which Teens Are More Likely to Crash, CHOP Study Finds

“We can stress-test your driving skills," says Dr. Elizabeth Walshe, who directs the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at CHOP's Neuroscience of Driving team. "We can say these are the drivers who still need to practice some, and here’s some feedback on how to do that.”

Young Drivers and Traffic Fatalities: 20 Years of Progress on the Road to Zero

Over the past two decades, fatal crashes involving a young driver fell 38%, while they increased nearly 8% for drivers 21 and older, according to a new GHSA Spotlight Report that cites several studies by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 

Two CHOP Researchers Named 2023 STAT Wunderkinds

For her body of work on transportation equity and autism and driving research, CIRP Research Scientist Emma Sartin, PhD, MPH, CPST has been named a 2023 STAT Wunderkind.

Virtual Driving Test Can Predict Risks of Teen Car Accidents

New research is dispelling health myths, fads, exaggerations, and misconceptions about why teens crash and how to help them.