BTW app with situational supervised driving practice for High-risk Driving Events

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
High-risk Driving Events
BTW app with reward-based feedback - Behavioral
Eligibility
< 18
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial will test if a phone app can help teenagers and novice drivers better learn how to drive.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Other trials for High-risk Driving Events

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 18-month study period

18-month study period
Police-reported traffic violations
Self-reported driving safety attitudes
Self-reported high risk driving behaviors
Self-reported traffic violations
Month 6
High-risk driving events
Speeding and near-crash events

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Other trials for High-risk Driving Events

Trial Design

3 Treatment Groups

BTW app with situational supervised driving practice
1 of 3
BTW app with reward-based feedback
1 of 3
Sham BTW app
1 of 3
Experimental Treatment
Non-Treatment Group

180 Total Participants · 3 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: BTW app with situational supervised driving practice · Has Placebo Group · N/A

BTW app with situational supervised driving practice
Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: BTW app with situational supervised driving practice · Intervention Types: Behavioral
BTW app with reward-based feedbackExperimental Group · 2 Interventions: BTW app with reward-based feedback, BTW app with situational supervised driving practice · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Behavioral
Sham BTW app
Behavioral
ShamComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Sham BTW app · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 18-month study period

Who is running the clinical trial?

Motao ZhuLead Sponsor
1 Previous Clinical Trials
1,200 Total Patients Enrolled
Centers for Disease Control and PreventionFED
820 Previous Clinical Trials
21,543,535 Total Patients Enrolled
Motao Zhu, MD, MS, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorNationwide Children's Hospital

Eligibility Criteria

Age < 18 · All Participants · 10 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Teen participants must be between the ages of 15.5-17 years old at the time of enrollment.
You must have one parent and/or legal guardian who agrees to participate in the study.
You must be willing to fulfill the minimum requirements of the Ohio GDL system.
You must have a smartphone and active smartphone account compatible for the BTW app.
You must agree not to enroll in other driving-related research/driving performance app during the study period.
You must be willing to be randomized and comply with study requirements.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 13th, 2021

Last Reviewed: October 7th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.