Reducing Youthful Dangerous Driving (RYDD)

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2009 by Rhode Island Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : February 26, 2009
Last Update Posted : February 26, 2009
Information provided by:
Rhode Island Hospital

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Injuries Behavioral: Enhanced community service Behavioral: Group MI Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 482 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Study Start Date : October 2005
Estimated Primary Completion Date : June 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2009

Arm Intervention/treatment
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

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

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

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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

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

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