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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........
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • What to Do If You See a Distracted Driver

     
    Texting and other electronic usage cause up to 25% of all car crashes, according to a report by the Governors Highway Safety Association, a nonprofit group working to improve traffic safety. Put another way, nearly 5,500 vehicular-related deaths can be......
  • New York Adds 'Texting Zones' to Distracted-Driving Arsenal

     
    Some have called it a pragmatic approach. Others, namely the news satirists at The Onion, have mocked it. Whether visionary or absurd, the state of New York is adopting a sort of "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" attitude......
  • Cars.com Supports National Child Passenger Safety Week

     
    Car crashes are the No. 1 killer of children ages 1 to 12 years old, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The correct child-safety seat installed properly is a strong weapon against these statics. Since it's National Child........
  • ABC Fall Lineup: '08-09

     
    Blink and you might not even know that ABC just announced a new fall schedule about ... oh ... 35 minutes ago. It looks the same ... smells the same ... largely IS the same as the one that......
  • Sen. Ted Kennedy a fighter, friends say

     
    Sen. Edward Kennedy greets his beloved Portuguese Water Dogs upon leaving Massachusetts General Hospital. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images.) by Jill Zuckman Friends and colleagues of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy instinctively reached for the same...
  • Texting while driving: Senate moves to crack down

     
    The state Senate has approved a measure that would explicitly bar drivers from sending text messages while driving -- with sponsors citing a survey finding that one in five drivers are doing so behind the wheel. ???Text messaging is......
  • Keeping Kids Safe Around Cars

     
    Summer is often filled with fun and family, but it???s also a time of increased non-traffic car accidents involving children. Janette Fennell, founder and president of Kids and Cars, will give summer car-safety tips on NBC???s ???Today Show??? during...
  • NJSEA would like you to stop cursing at Cowboys fans

     
    Click below to read the new fan conduct code and alcohol policy and related matters from the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, whose authority includes Giants Stadium. It's mostly common sense stuff. Really, the most interesting part of the........