Motor Vehicle Crash Prevention Resources


The resources you’ll find below are documents that have been distributed by motor vehicle crash injury prevention programs. These programs were translated and developed from evidence-based injury prevention research.

Checkpoints™ Parent Resource for Helping Teens Stay Safe as They Begin Independent Driving 

CheckpointsTM is an evidence-based resource that helps teens stay safe as they begin independent driving, educating parents about prevention strategies to address the greatest risks and about state teen driver laws. The free resource includes an interactive, personalized parent-teen driving agreement that helps set safety expectations for each checkpoint as the teen driver gradually increases driving complexity and responsibility.

 

Mott Drive Smart Mobile Website

Parent resource for teaching their teen distracted driving prevention. Evidence-based resource developed by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute and the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital Pediatric Trauma Program.

 

Drive Smart Parent-Teen Driver Agreement

Distracted driving agreement for a parent and teen to hold each other accountable for safe driving. Evidence-based resource developed by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute and the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital Pediatric Trauma Program. Clickable form.

 

Summary of an Evidence-Based Teen Driver Safety Program-Checkpoints™

This handout highlights the Checkpoints™ program, an evidence-based teen driver safety program that involves an interactive parent-teen driving agreement. All materials are available for free for all states at youngdriverparenting.org. Checkpoints was originally developed by Dr. Bruce Simons-Morton of the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. The program was adapted for the Web by the faculty of the University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center in two projects supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH).

 

Motorcycle Helmet Law and Safety

Injury fact sheet, member highlight (Dr. Jennifer Martin), and resources.