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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
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Rhode Island Hospital Identifier:
First received: February 25, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: February 2009
History: No changes posted

February 25, 2009
February 25, 2009
October 2005
June 2009   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Rates of traffic offenses [ Time Frame: 12 months post intervention completion ]
Same as current
No Changes Posted
Self-reported high risk driving behaviors [ Time Frame: 12 months post intervention completion ]
Same as current
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Reducing Youthful Dangerous Driving
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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
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Phase 1
Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
  • Behavioral: Enhanced community service
    Two educational sessions and volunteering at a local community service site
  • Behavioral: Group MI
    Four group counseling sessions and two directed observational visits to an emergency department
  • Experimental: Group MI
    Four group counseling sessions and a directed observational visit to the emergency department of a busy urban hospital
    Intervention: Behavioral: Group MI
  • Active Comparator: Enhanced community service
    Intervention: Behavioral: Enhanced community service
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
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June 2009
June 2009   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
16 Years to 20 Years   (Child, Adult)
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
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Ted Nirenberg PhD, Rhode Island Hospital
Rhode Island Hospital
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Rhode Island Hospital
February 2009

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