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  • Recall Alert: 2013 Tesla Model S

     
    Tesla is recalling 1,228 model-year 2013 Model S electric vehicles due to a problem with the seats that could cause seatbacks to come loose in an accident, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Affected vehicles were manufactured bet
  • Car Crash Deaths Higher for Young Women

     
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is studying how age and gender affect car crash victims, and the results aren't good for young females. NHTSA's study found that women drivers in the 21-30 age group have a 25.9% higher risk...

    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...

    Texting-While-Driving Consequences Vary by State

     
    Generally speaking, a moving violation is when a driver breaks the law while their vehicle is in motion. Examples of patently dangerous actions include driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, speeding and running a stop sign. But what...

    What Did it Cost to Own Our 2013 Honda Civic?

     
    It's time to say goodbye to our 2013 Honda Civic LX after 15,450 miles of use as one of Cars.com's long-term test cars. We bought the Civic to evaluate the big changes Honda made for 2013 to up its competitiveness...