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Reducing Youthful Dangerous Driving (RYDD)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified February 2009 by Rhode Island Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: February 26, 2009
Last Update Posted: February 26, 2009
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Information provided by:
Rhode Island Hospital
To examine the effectiveness of four motivational counseling groups and a directed observational experience in the emergency room in comparison to education and community volunteering only, in reducing high risk driving behaviors

Condition Intervention Phase
Injuries Behavioral: Enhanced community service Behavioral: Group MI Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention

Further study details as provided by Rhode Island Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Rates of traffic offenses [ Time Frame: 12 months post intervention completion ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Self-reported high risk driving behaviors [ Time Frame: 12 months post intervention completion ]

Enrollment: 482
Study Start Date: October 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Group MI
Four group counseling sessions and a directed observational visit to the emergency department of a busy urban hospital
Behavioral: Group MI
Four group counseling sessions and two directed observational visits to an emergency department
Active Comparator: Enhanced community service Behavioral: Enhanced community service
Two educational sessions and volunteering at a local community service site


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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 20 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 16-20 years
  • Court referred for driving offense
  • Speak English

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age over 20 years
  • Not court referred
  • Not English speaking
  Contacts and Locations
No Contacts or Locations Provided
  More Information

Responsible Party: Ted Nirenberg PhD, Rhode Island Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00852085     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 5R49CE000544-03 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Submitted: February 25, 2009
First Posted: February 26, 2009
Last Update Posted: February 26, 2009
Last Verified: February 2009

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