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  • 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......
  • 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........
  • Keeping Safe From Your Kids??? Car Seats?

     
    When your kids get to be booster-seat size and age, you might notice that booster seats, which are available with and without seat backs, don???t buckle or latch into the car???s seats. So, what happens in a car accident when no one is sitting in the...
  • Dems convene, night 3 live-blog

     
    by Frank James 11:19 PM -- The Biden clan lasted on the stage longer than Obama did. He left the stage to let the Bidens have their moment. If the night was about getting some momentum going into the last......
  • New Jersey's GDL Sticker Saves Lives

     
    Can a license plate sticker prevent teen driving accidents? Yes, according to research from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The hospital's study looked at the effectiveness of New Jersey's Graduated Driver Licensing program for teens and found...
  • NYT: Is Palin prepping to be the prez?

     
    by James Oliphant It's Sunday, so it's a good day to chew on esoteric stuff. It goes down easier. Here's a provocative column from the New York Times' Frank Rich, who asks the question: Why is Sarah Palin acting like......