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  • Mileage Challenge 6.1: Subcompacts

     
    For those who want to downsize into a smaller car, there are now significantly more options to do so and not be left in a bean-sized and shaped econo-box. Enter our most recent mileage challenge where we picked four examples......
  • 'Tori & Dean' star injured in motorcycle accident

     
    Dean McDermott, who stars with his wife Tori Spelling in "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood," was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash. He's hospitalized and being treated for a punctured lung, according to the Associated Press, but he's expected......
  • Recall Alert: 2010 Ford Transit Connect

     
    Ford has issued a recall for more than 30,000 Transit Connect vans, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The recall affects models built between Dec. 5, 2008, and May 31, 2010. The pushpins that hold the van???s headliner......
  • Texting while driving: 'License, please'

     
    by Mark Silva TWD. There oughta be a law, says Ray LaHood, secretary of transportation, sponsoring a two-day conference in Washington starting today on: Texting While Driving. It should be illegal, nationwide, the DOT chief, a Republican former...
  • 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........
  • 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...
  • NHTSA Prepares to Greenlight Black Boxes in Cars

     
    The federal government is poised at last to finalize legislation requiring all new vehicles to come equipped with a "black box" that records crash data. The White House Office of Management and Budget gave notice today that it had completed......
  • 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........
  • 2011 BMW 5 Series Named IIHS Top Safety Pick

     
    The redesigned 2011 BMW 5 Series has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety???s Top Safety Pick status. To earn the award, a vehicle must receive the top rating of Good in a front, side, rear and rollover crash tests.......
  • 2010 Cadillac SRX Named IIHS Top Safety Pick

     
    The redesigned 2010 Cadillac SRX has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety???s Top Safety Pick status. To earn the award, a vehicle must receive the top rating of Good in front, side, rear and rollover crash tests. The vehicle......
  • Delray Beach day care van death: Accident or crime?

     
    As the parent of a young girl, I can't imagine the horror and anguish of the family of the Delray Beach toddler who died after being left for hours in a day-care center van. Her name was Haile Brockington. She......