In the News

Read news stories featuring the research behind Teen Driver Source and evidence-based resources.

05/16/2024
A Biostatistics Breakthrough: Using Data to Improve Teen Driving

Learn how CHOP and University of Michigan School of Public Health researchers are collaborating to improve teen driver safety with the virtual driving assessment.

05/10/2024
Healthcare Providers Critical to Autistic Adolescents Preparing for Adulthood

Researchers with the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) and the Center for Autism Research (CAR) found that healthcare providers are a crucial resource for autistic adolescents and their families as they transition to adulthood, which may include learning to drive. Their findings appear in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

04/16/2024
Helping Other Autistic Youth Stay Mobile Through Naturalistic Driving Research

Olivia Comstock, a research assistant with the Young Driver Safety Research team at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, shares what she learned from an autistic teen's family about their experience in the Naturalistic Driving Study to support mobility.

04/12/2024
Young Adults With Mood Disorders Less Likely to Obtain Driver’s License Than Peers

The April 12 issue of CHOP Research In The News features CHOP research on mood disorders and driving.

04/10/2024
Teens with Anxiety, Mood Disorders Less Likely to Get Driver's License

This HealthDay article shares CIRP research findings that teens and young adults with mood disorders are 30% less likely to obtain a driver's license. 

04/08/2024
Licensure and Driving Outcomes Among Youths With Mood Disorders

New CHOP research examines driving outcomes among youths with mood disorders and suggests next steps to keep these teens and young adults mobile.