Illinois Physicians Advocating for Awareness of Driving Safety (IPAADS) online learning program:
The goal of this free training is to provide an overview of teen driving laws and serve as an educational tool for primary care providers to understand their role in promoting safe teen driving. Participants will learn about risk factors associated with teen driving and the components of the Graduated Driver Licensing system in Illinois. Strategies for how to provide guidance to patients and families about teen driving will also be shared. To access the training, register at www.icaap.knowledgedirectweb.com. Please contact Jennie Pinkwater, Senior Director, Prevention Programs and Advocacy, at email@example.com with questions.
Providers may get questions and requests for guidance from parents and teens regarding safe driving. Below are resources for providers, including downloadable materials for patient waiting areas and for distribution.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Pediatricians and Safe Teen Driving