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  • 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......
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • Buckle up and slow down to stay under FHP???s radar

     
    ?? If you get stopped for speeding and it feels like the trooper came out of nowhere, it may be because the officer was directed by a Florida Highway Patrol pilot??who spotted you from a fixed wing aircraft. They fly statewide, and Miami-Dade, Broward and...
  • North Miami Beach, I-95 entrance ramp, 7:26 a.m.

     
    This is what I saw this morning while heading??north toward I-95 from the Golden Glades Interchange. Sorry for the fuzzy image, but the message is clear: Slow down! Our roads have been very dry, accumulating exhaust and oil, which makes them slippery when...
  • Fort Lauderdale, U.S. 1, 8:15 a.m. Thursday

     
    ?? Bumpers,??side panels and commuting schedules were damaged after??a five car crash??Thursday on U.S. 1 and S.E. 13th Street.???? A Fort Lauderdale police officer at??the scene said??no one was injured....
  • 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......