This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition injuries
Treatments enhanced community service, group mi
Phase phase 1/phase 2
Sponsor Rhode Island Hospital
Start date October 2005
End date June 2009
Trial size 482 participants
Trial identifier NCT00852085, 5R49CE000544-03


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

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Endpoint classification efficacy study
Intervention model parallel assignment
Masking single blind (outcomes assessor)
Primary purpose prevention
Four group counseling sessions and a directed observational visit to the emergency department of a busy urban hospital
group mi
Four group counseling sessions and two directed observational visits to an emergency department
(Active Comparator)
enhanced community service
Two educational sessions and volunteering at a local community service site

Primary Outcomes

Rates of traffic offenses
time frame: 12 months post intervention completion

Secondary Outcomes

Self-reported high risk driving behaviors
time frame: 12 months post intervention completion

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 16 years up to 20 years old.

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

Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in February 2009.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Rhode Island Hospital.