More research is needed to understand the impact of a suspended driver's license on access to healthcare

Eighty percent of drivers’ license suspensions are due to non-driving events, such as failure (or inability) to pay a fine. At the same time, 3.6 million Americans miss or delay healthcare each year because of transportation barriers. In a new editorial published by the American Journal of Public Health, Professor Nina Joyce, along with colleagues from the School of Public Health and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, argues that more research is needed to understand the impact of a suspended license on access to health care. READ MORE