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  • Airbags, Tailgates Are Targets Du Jour for Thieves

     
    Targets of car-component thieves can be as fleeting as Ed Hardy T-shirts and lower-back tattoos; they shift with cultural fixations and advancing technology. So, what car parts are trending for car thieves now? Of course, there are the classics, like...
  • 13 Infant Car Seats Earn Best Rating in Consumer Reports Crash Tests

     
    Of 34 infant safety seats crash-tested by an independent lab hired by Consumer Reports, only 13 of those rear-facing car seats earned the highest score of best. Sixteen infant seats earned the midlevel better rating and five received the lowest...

    Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers

     
    Despite the law and warnings that seat belts save lives, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says people still aren???t wearing them, making high-travel holiday weekends especially dangerous. According to NHTSA, if all passengers age 5...

    Distracted Driving Campaign Targets 'Big Fat Myth' of Hands-Free Safety

     
    Safety advocates want motorists to pay attention to the dangers of distracted driving. As April is designated Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the century-old Itasca, Ill.-based National Safety Council has released a new poll showing that 80 percent of...

    Car Seat Basics Part One: Get Your Seat Checked

     
    As adults, we can choose whether or not to wear a seat belt no matter what the law says. Children, however, are our most vulnerable passengers, and they rely on others to make the right choice. I recently became a...