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  • It's Distracted Driving Awareness Month: Put the Phone Down

     
    April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This topic is particularly meaningful to my family this year, as someone close to us was involved in a distracted driving tragedy just weeks ago. While it always seems like something that happens to......
  • Most Drivers Still Use Cellphones, Know It's Wrong

     
    We all do plenty of things we know we shouldn't do. (Double scoop of ice cream? Soaking in the summer sun? Watching ???Jersey Shore????) Though self-indulgence is one thing, it's unlikely anyone would want to get into a car accident......
  • What's the Most Affordable Midsize Sedan?

     
    The midsize sedan is by far the most popular car segment in the U.S., with more than 2 million sold so far this year. So it???s no surprise that some of the best-selling vehicles in the country are midsize family......
  • Top 10 Best and Worst Chicagoland Driver's Ed Fleets

     
    In the Chicago Tribune's investigation of high school driver's ed fleets with Cars.com, some scored quite well, while others delivered embarrassing results in terms of safety. Below we break down the best and worst fleets. If you're not familiar with........
  • Cash for Clunkers Two Years Later

     
    It???s been just over two years since the federal government???s $3 billion Car Allowance Rebate System ??? better known as Cash for Clunkers ??? took 677,081 used cars off the road, spurring an equal number of new-car sales in a......
  • NHTSA Announces List of 2012 Vehicles to Be Tested

     
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced the 2012 vehicles it will test, as it wraps up testing on its 2011 lineup. This year the government safety agency will test 74 vehicles from the 2012 model year: 42 passenger......
  • Airbags for Three-Rows Not Universal

     
    Andrew Friedman admits safety wasn't a top priority when he was shopping for a new car, even though it would carry his wife and three children. An attorney in the Washington, D.C. area, Friedman bought a 2011 Ford Explorer last......
  • Study: Women More Likely to be Injured in Car Accidents

     
    Women who wear seat belts are 47% more likely to be injured in a car accident compared with men who wear seat belts, according to a study by the American Journal of Public Health. That dramatic difference has to do......
  • 2013 Chevrolet Spark at 2011 L.A. Auto Show

     
    Competes with: Scion iQ, Fiat 500, Smart ForTwo Looks like: More proportionally challenged than an Angry Bird Drivetrain: 85-hp, 1.2-liter four-cylinder engine; five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission Hits dealerships: Mid-2012 The microcar...
  • Thursday memorial service for seven fallen LEOs

     
    ?? A memorial service is planned??Thursday to remember seven law enforcement officers who died on the job.?? The service will be hosted at 10:30 a.m. by the Broward Sheriff's Office,??2601 W. Broward Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale.???? During the ceremony, an...
  • 2011 L.A. Auto Show Winners and Losers: Production Cars

     
    This year's L.A. Auto Show will make attendees' heads spin in terms of all the new production cars on display. Automakers are rolling out important cars from full-size luxury sedans to the smallest of compact cars. Actually, one company did......