Press Releases

Read press releases about the research behind Teen Driver Source featuring CIRP@CHOP experts.

CHOP and NJ HTS Launch New Website Dedicated to Promoting Traffic Safety

New website -- -- features an interactive data dashboard including data on young drivers to help improve traffic safety in NJ. 

CHOP Study Finds Healthcare Providers Play Crucial Role in Guiding Autistic Adolescents and Their Families into Adulthood

They are a vital resource as families prepare for the transition to adulthood, which may include learning to drive.

Youths with Mood Disorders 30 Percent Less Likely to Acquire Driver’s License Than Peers

CHOP findings suggest that youths with mood disorders could benefit from guidance on obtaining licensure and accessing training to avoid crashes when newly licensed.

Virtual Driving Assessment Predicts Risk of Crashing for Newly Licensed Teen Drivers

Study brings us one step closer to identifying which skill deficits put some young new drivers at higher risk for crashes.

CHOP and NJM Insurance Group Celebrate Completion of More Than 4,000 Virtual Driving Assessments and Expanded Availability of Assessments Across CHOP’s Primary Care Network

Increased presence in pediatric setting is preparing next generation of drivers and informing new areas of research.

CHOP Researchers Find Barriers to Driver Training and Licensure, Especially Among Low-Income Teens

Teens in lower-income areas are less likely to complete driver training and obtain their driver’s license before age 18.