Road Safety

Adolescent crash rates and school start times in two central Virginia counties, 2009-2011: A follow-up study to a southeastern Virginia study, 2007-2008  R.D. Vorona et al., Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, November 2014

Adolescent motor vehicle crash risk: What's needed to understand and reduce the risk?  J.T. Shope, Journal of Adolescent Health, January 2010

Adolescents and driving: A position paper of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine  L.J. D'Angelo et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, August 2010

Adolescents' risky driving in context  L. Steinberg, Journal of Adolescent Health, December 2011

Age-related differences in fatal intersection crashes in the United States  D.A. Lombardi et al., Accident Analysis and Prevention, February 2017

Alcohol policies and alcohol-related motor vehicle crash fatalities among young people in the US  S.E. Hadland et al., Pediatrics, March 2017

Association between executive function and problematic adolescent driving  C.N. Pope et al., Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, December 2016

The association between graduated driver licensing laws and travel behaviors among adolescents: An analysis of US National Household Travel Surveys  M. Zhu et al., BMC Public Health, July 2016

Associations between parenting styles and teen driving, safety-related behaviors and attitudes  K.R. Ginsburg et al., Pediatrics, October 2009

At the intersection of teen driving and tire safety  Network for Public Health Law, October 11, 2017

Bicycle helmet use among persons 5 years and older in the United States, 2012  A. Jewett et al., Journal of Safety Research, December 2016

Buffering social influence: Neural correlates of response inhibition predict driving safety in the presence of a peer  C.N. Cascio et al., Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, January 2015

Cannabis use doubles chances of vehicle crash, review finds  Science Daily, February 10, 2013

Car crash ER visits fell in states that ban texting while driving, study says  E. Bracho-Sanchez, CNN, March 21, 2019

Covariability in three dimensions of teenage driving risk behavior: Impaired driving, risky and unsafe driving behavior, and secondary task engagement  B. Simons-Morton et al., Traffic Injury Prevention, July 2016

Crash rates don't tell the whole story of risky teen driving  J. Calmes, Shots: Health News from NPR, October 20, 2011

Crash types: Markers of increased risk of alcohol-involved crashes among teen drivers  C.R. Bingham et al., Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, July 2009

Distracted driving in teens with and without attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder  D. Stavrinos et al., Journal of Pediatric Nursing, October 2015

Distractions come naturally to teenage drivers  M. Andrews, Shots: Health News from NPR, July 31, 2012

Drinking, substance use and the operation of motor vehicles by young adolescents in Canada  W. Pickett et al., PLoS One, August 2012

Driver education and teen crashes and traffic violations in the first two years of driving in a graduated licensing system  D.F. Shell et al., Accident Analysis and Prevention,, September 2015

Driving among high school students -- United States, 2013  R.A. Shults et al., Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, April 3, 2015

The effect of passengers and risk-raking friends on risky driving and crashes/near crashes among novice teenagers  B.G. Simons-Morton et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, December 2011

Efficacy of a brief group parent-teen intervention in driver education to reduce teenage driver injury risk: A pilot study  J.S. Zakrajsek et al., Family & Community Health, April 2009

Estimating the harms and costs of cannabis-attributable collisions in the Canadian provinces  A. Wettlaufer et al., Drug and Alcohol Dependence, April 2017

Evaluation of risk factors for repeat DUI offenses  Report prepared for Alaska Department of Transportation, November 2008

Fatal car crashes drop for 16-year-olds, rise for older teens  A. Aubrey, Shots: Health News from NPR, September 14, 2011

Graduated driver licensing and fatal crashes involving 16- to 19-year-old drivers  S.V. Masten et al., JAMA, September 2011

Hand-held cell phone use while driving legislation and observed driver behavior among population sub-groups in the United States  T.M. Rudisill & M. Zhu, BMC Public Health, May 2017

High-risk driving behaviors among adolescent binge drinkers  T.D. Marcotte et al., American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, July 2012

High school off-campus lunch policies and adolescent motor vehicle crash risks  L.M. Stone & C.W. Runyan, Journal of Adolescent Health, January 2005

Hotspots and causes of motor vehicle crashes in Baltimore, Maryland: A geospatial analysis of five years of police crash and census data  Z. Dezman et al., Injury, November 2016

Identifying social mechanisms for the prevention of adolescent drinking and driving  M-J Chen et al., Accident Analysis and Prevention, March 2008

Increasing teen safety belt use: A program and literature review  U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Inaccuracy of Federal Highway Administration's licensed driver data: Implications on young driver trends  A.E. Curry, Journal of Adolescent Health, September 2014

Less sleep for teens means higher risk for car crashes  N. Shute, Shots: Health News from NPR, May 21, 2013

Marijuana-, alcohol-, and drug-impaired driving among emerging adults: Changes from high school to one-year post-high school  K. Li et al., Journal of Safety Research, September 2016

Marijuana use and driver risks: The role of epidemiology and experimentation  D.M. Fergusson, Addiction, May 2005

Marijuana use and motor vehicle crashes  M.C. Li et al., Epidemiologic Reviews, January 2012

Marijuana use tied to fatal car crashes  N. Bakalar, New York Times, April 4, 2018

National Teen Driver Safety Week -- October 18-24, 2015  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, October 16, 2015

Off-road vehicle crash risk during the six months after a birthday  J.D. Woodfine et al., PLoS One, October 2016

Parental perceptions of teen driving: Restrictions, worry and influence  A. Jewett et al., Journal of Safety Research, December 2016

Patterns of traffic offenses from adolescent licensure into early young adulthood  C.R. Bingham et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, July 2006

Primary access to vehicles increases risky teen driving behaviors and crashes: National perspective  J.F. García-España et al., Pediatrics, October 2009

Protecting teen drivers: A guidebook for state highway safety offices  Guidebook by the Governors Highway Safety Association

Racing muscle with a message: Local youth races Arrive Alive car, continues family tradition  Fourteen-year-old Joel's race car is a facet of the homegrown campaign designed by Soldotna Police aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of distracted driving

Reciprocal associations between drinking-and-driving behavior and cognitions in adolescents  D.M. McCarthy & S.L. Pedersen, Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, July 2009

Risk factors for death among older child and teenaged motor vehicle passengers  F.K. Winston et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, March 2008

A school-based study of adolescent all-terrain vehicle exposure, safety behaviors, and crash experience  C.A. Jennissen et al., Annals of Family Medicine, July 2014

Selected state policies and associations with alcohol use behaviors and risky driving behaviors among youth: Findings from Monitoring the Future study  P.A. Cavazos-Rehg et al., Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research, May 2016

Simulated Driving Assessment (SDA) for teen drivers: Results from a validation study  C.C. McDonald et al., Injury Prevention, June 2015

Sleep duration and injury-related risk behaviors among high school students--United States, 2007-2013  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, April 8, 2016

Social-cognitive correlates of risky adolescent cycling behavior  H. Feenstra et al., BMC Public Health, July 2010

Steering teens safe: A randomized trial of a parent-based intervention to improve safe teen driving  C. Peek-Asa et al., BMC Public Health, July 2014

Study: Teenage drivers' propensity for risky behavior rises with number of teenage passengers  T. Mohn, New York Times, October 11, 2012

Teen crashes fall since the advent of graduated licensing  IIHS Status Report, July 30, 2014

Teen deaths in car crashes on the rise  Here & Now, February 27, 2013

Teens and distracted driving  Report by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, November 2009

Teens who text and drive often take other risks  N. Shute, Shots: Health News from NPR, May 13, 2013

Texting/emailing while driving among high school students in 35 States, United States, 2015  L. Li et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, August 2018

Validation of quasi-induced exposure representativeness assumption among young drivers  A.E. Curry et al., Traffic Injury Prevention, May 2016

Vital signs: Drinking and driving among high school students aged ≥16 years—United States, 1991-2011  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, October 5, 2012

What influences youth to operate all-terrain vehicles safely?  A.H. Grummon et al., Health Education Research, June 2014

Why teen driving deaths have tumbled to historic lows  A. Mach, Christian Science Monitor, May 10, 2012

Young men, frequent drivers most likely to get distracted while driving  A. Fulton, Shots: Health News from NPR, November 17, 2017

Youth driving laws limit even the double date  K. Zernike, New York Times, August 13, 2012

Youth motorcycle-related hospitalizations and traumatic brain injuries in the United States in 2006  H. Weiss et al., Pediatrics, December 2010