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
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Rhode Island Hospital

February 25, 2009
February 26, 2009
February 26, 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 (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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Unknown status
Same as current
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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5R49CE000544-03( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
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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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