Displaying items by tag: youth safety lab

A $1.95 million grant will allow UAB researchers to develop an online tool to help educate children on firearms safety.
Researchers will look at the effectiveness and accuracy of using virtual training as a way to help parents in rural areas install child restraint systems properly.
Professor David Schwebel, Ph.D., developed a new virtual-reality system to help reduce pedestrian injuries and deaths among children.
Drowning is the leading cause of injury, death in young children; a UAB expert shared simple steps to prevent accidents.

The manual provides practical information on how to plan, implement and evaluate a pedestrian safety program.

UAB research reveals sleep-deprived adolescents experience more hits and near misses while crossing the street in virtual lab.

One of three people listening to music were hit by a car in a simulated test of street-crossing distractions.

College students recognize that driving while using mobile apps is unsafe, yet a new survey shows nearly 4 in 10 still surf the Web behind the wheel.