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Car Safety

For children and teens

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Programs

Booster Seat Video Program

The Boost ‘em in the Back Seat video conveys the power of crash forces to motivate parents on booster seat use for older children. The research-supported video illustrates the danger of prematurely transitioning children to an adult seat belt before they are 4’9” tall.

A Car Safety Program for Tweens

Games and activities developed for young children to build knowledge about car safety, promote positive attitude for passenger safety, and encourage behaviors on car seat and belt use.

Program for Teen Drivers

In Control promotes the norm to be in control when behind the wheel. The research-supported distracted driving program for teens includes a series of posters, social media discussion topics, contests encouraging creativity, and more.

Project Lead

Kelli England, Ph.D.

Professor of Pediatrics & Clinical Psychologist

 

Contact Information

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Community Health & Research

PO Box 1980

Norfolk, Virginia 23510-1980, USA

Phone: 1-757-446-5799

E-mail: carsafetynow@evms.edu

Materials are free for educational, nonprofit use; citation is appreciated.

 

The Car Safety Now program was supported by a series of grants from the Virginia DMV Highway Safety Office (Principal Investigator: Kelli England, Ph.D.). The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Virginia DMV, or Virginia Highway Safety Office.

Project Lead

Contact Information

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Community Health & Research
PO Box 1980
Norfolk, Virginia 23501-1980, USA

Phone: 1-757-446-5799

Materials are free for educational, nonprofit use; citation is appreciated.

The Car Safety Now program was supported by a series of grants from the Virginia DMV Highway Safety Office (Principal Investigator: Kelli England, Ph.D.). The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Virginia DMV, or Virginia Highway Safety Office.