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  • Emergency Essentials for the College Car

     
    As teens head to college, out of the reach of their parents' safety net, mishaps and misfortunes while driving ??? previously dispatched with quick call home ??? will have to be faced independently. Cars.com has a list of recommended items......
  • Which Cars Fit Three Car Seats?

     
    UPDATE 10/15/2013: Parents are often searching for the automotive holy grail: a car that's not a minivan and can fit three child-safety seats across the backseat. It's a short list. In the more than three years that Cars.com editors have......
  • 2013 Car Seat Check Report Card

     
    Parents of young children will be spending years driving around with their child-safety seats, and most of them take up a lot of backseat real estate. Vehicles accommodate cars seats differently in terms of fit, room and ease of use,......
  • 2014 Chevrolet Malibu: Car Seat Check

     
    Chevrolet continues to tinker with the Malibu for 2014. After a redesign for the 2013 model year that didn't sit well with consumers, Chevy refreshed the midsize sedan with a larger grille and revised front and rear seats. Despite the......
  • Navigating Airports With Car Seats? Here's Gear That Helps

     
    Having kids means hauling lots of stuff. This becomes apparent when flying with children. Parents need to carry snacks, toys and more to try and keep them occupied during the flight, and if the kids are young enough, parents also......
  • 2013 Chrysler 300: Family Review Checklist

     
    It's the automotive holy grail for parents: A non-minivan that fits three child-safety seats across the backseat, and the 2013 Chrysler 300 does just that. This unicorn of a sedan also is cool-looking and fun to drive. My test 300......
  • Child Passenger Safety Week: Resource Guide

     
    Child Passenger Safety Week, which runs today through Saturday, puts the spotlight on keeping our kids safe in cars, but for parents, car-seat safety should be a focus throughout the year. Child-safety seats can be confusing ??? what type to......
  • February Brings Changes to Latch Guidelines

     
    The Latch system ??? Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children ??? was introduced as a safe and easy way to install child-safety seats correctly. Turns out, however, using a seat belt to secure your child's safety seat is ultimately safer......
  • Study: Parents Admit to Driving Unbuckled Kids

     
    During Child Passenger Safety Week, Safe Kids Worldwide announced the shocking results of a GM Foundation-sponsored study that found that 1 in 4 parents admits to driving on occasion with children unbuckled in their vehicles. More Child Passenger Safety...
  • Common Car Seat Mistakes That Parents Make

     
    Installing a child-safety seat isn't rocket science. That's what I thought until I saw the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's campaign that said the majority of parents believe their car seat is installed correctly, but in reality it's...
  • 2014 Mazda CX-9: Car Seat Check

     
    Fun to drive isn't the first thing that comes to mind when describing three-row crossovers, but the 2014 Mazda CX-9 is just that with its 3.7-liter V-6 engine and responsive automatic transmission. Things got decidedly less fun when installing child-...