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  • Burn Bevo 14 II at FAU

     
    Thanks for the reminder, Dirty Mike. Yes, the first bonfire was such a success, there will be another one a week from Wednesday to send the team off to Austin on the right note. After practice, the team will......
  • Four Small SUVs Get IIHS Top Safety Pick

     
    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released its latest round of crash tests, and this time the safety group took on the small SUV segment, one of the most popular in the market. Four out of the eight small SUVs......
  • 2009 Hyundai Genesis Earns Five-Star NHTSA Crash Test Scores

     
    We???ve had nothing but praise for the 2009 Hyundai Genesis since we test-drove it; it???s a car that easily keeps up with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW 5 Series, but at a discount price. Now, the National Highway Traffic Safety......
  • Hurricane Ike: Feds outline preparations

     
    by Frank James The Feds have issued a press release outlining the preparations they've made for Hurricane Ike. The release has some useful information. For instance, there are more than 1,000 high-water vehicles at the ready to conduct search-and-rescue.....
  • IIHS Wants to Raise Driving Age

     
    Getting a driver???s license is one of those all-American rites of passage that most teenagers cherish. As of now, 49 states allow teens at least a restricted license ??? usually with restrictions on the hours of the day during which......
  • Drones to protect airliners from missiles?

     
    Visitors pass an unmanned aerial vehicle system made by Northrop Grumman defense corporation, at the Farnborough, England aerospace show, July 17, 2008. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) by Frank James The threat of shoulder-fired missiles being fired at...
  • McCain's brother: Let McCain be McCain

     
    By Paul West John McCain has few stronger supporters than his younger brother Joe, who recently got himself into hot water when he described the fiercely contested Northern Virginia suburbs as "communist country." But that remark pales beside Joe's...
  • Jeep Patriot is Safer Than Originally Stated

     
    For all you Patriots fans out there ??? the car, not the team ??? here are some more reasons to love your crossovers. In a rare omission, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has revised the 2008 Jeep Patriot???s frontal......
  • Davie crash fee goes into ditch

     
    I???m so glad Davie finally smartened up and junked its idea to charge a crash fee for those involved in auto accidents. It means I can still go to La Spada???s for a lunchtime sub or Nova Southeastern University for......
  • Today's News From the Cars.com Family

     
    Today???s questioner at Ask.cars.com asks whether the upcoming four-cylinder 2009 Toyota Highlander is available with a third row. Plus, MotherProof.com???s Chief Mom hosts a video at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety???s crash-test facility that...
  • Small Cars Safer Than Ever

     
    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently tested seven more 2009-model-year small cars and has now found that 11 of the 21 small cars it has tested have earned the top rating of Good in side crash tests. That???s up......