Transportation

Center for Injury Research and Policy Transportation Safety

Child Passenger Safety

Car crashes are the #1 cause of death among children in the US. Depending on age, weight and height, children need to be in car seats, booster seats, or seat belts every time they are in the car.

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Holiday Road Safety

Holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year on the road. Throughout this time of year, car safety is impacted by last-minute shoppers, social visits and unpredictable weather.

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Motorcycle Injuries

Motorcycle-related fatalities and fatality rates have been increasing rapidly during the past decade in the US. Researchers recommend wearing helmets to reduce both fatal and non-fatal injuries.

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Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is defined by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) as “any activity that diverts attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to people in your vehicle, fiddling with the stereo, entertainment or

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Motor Vehicle Crashes

Motor vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of injuries among adults and children in the United States. Every 15 minutes in the U.S. one person is killed and 66 are treated in an ER.

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Teen Driving

Car crashes are the leading cause of death for teens 14 and older. Researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s have done extensive research on teen driving, including graduated driver licensing (GDL) laws: Uncovering the mechanisms of how GDL reduces