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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Study: Child-Safety Seat Laws Effective at Reducing Injury

     
    Automobile crashes are the leading cause of death in young children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, many of these fatalities can be prevented with the use of child-safety seats, according to recent research. A study....
  • 2011 Kia Sportage Named IIHS Top Safety Pick

     
    The 2011 Kia Sportage won the honor of Top Safety Pick in the small SUV category by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Since the Sportage is a twin of the 2010 Hyundai Tucson (also a Top Safety Pick), the......
  • 2011 Ford Fiesta Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Award

     
    The 2011 Ford Fiesta won the honor of Top Safety Pick in the minicar category by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The award applies to the four-door sedan and five-door hatchback body styles. To earn the award, a vehicle......
  • Recall Alert: 1998-2003 Ford Windstar

     
    Ford is recalling 462,750 Windstar minivans from the 1998 to 2003 model years due to a rear axle that can fracture over time when exposed to corrosive materials used on roads in cold-weather areas. The corrosion and stress can lead......
  • Car Booster Seats Cut Injury Risk in Half

     
    Children in booster seats have roughly half the risk of injury during a car accident as those who are only using a seat belt, according to a study by the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children???s Hospital of......
  • How to Take Apart a Chevy Volt

     
    With journalists and firefighters gathered nearby, members of the Chicago Fire Department ripped apart an already battered Chevy Volt last week. No, it wasn???t retribution for Chevrolet???s sponsorship of last season???s Green Bay Packers. It???s part of...