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  • 100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers

    100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers
    "Can I borrow the car?" I remember asking like it was yesterday.  How my parents ever got through the anxiety of handing over the keys,  I'll never know.  I'll admit, I'm terrified of the day my girls are old enough to drive.  My dad taught me.  He...
  • Green Wheels: Self-Driving Seniors

    Green Wheels: Self-Driving Seniors
    I love the idea of self-driving cars. Believe it or not, though I've been writing this column for 28 years, I don't really like getting behind the wheel. Sure, it's a thrill to drive Ferraris and stuff like that, or to pilot antique cars like the...
  • Tire 411

    Tire 411
    Keeping tires properly inflated is vital to maintaining the right performance, safety and fuel economy guidelines for your car. It’s ironic, then, that something so important is often left to the driver’s discretion. The new mandatory tire...
  • 'No call, no text, no update is worth a human life'

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features In a ruling that could alter the lifestyles of millions of Americans, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended states completely ban the use of all mobile phones and other portable electronic devices while...
  • Spotlight on Safety

    Cars with high scores in crash tests are hot commodities. Here’s how to size up the best model in your price range. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 32,885 people died in motor vehicle crashes in...
  • Motoring News

    GM Unfriending Facebook Facebook’s IPO may have set records last week, but General Motors isn’t impressed, as they’ve decided to discontinue advertising on the social network. Mark Zuckerberg shouldn’t take the decision...
  • Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers

    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...
  • "No call, no text, no update, is worth a human life"

    Those are powerful words spoken by National Traffic Safety Board chairwoman Deborah Hersman Tuesday in Washington. And now the NTSB is doing something to back them up. From Cars.com: The NTSB is making the recommendation after an investigation of an...
  • Tires: Your first line of defense

    Safe Winter Driving starts with your tires For most people, their car is their lifeblood. It might be tempting to neglect regular maintenance tasks in the name of saving money, but that could cost you even more in the long run. And with winter starting...
  • GM car owner felt steered into danger

    General Motors has talked a lot lately about how sorry it is for being slow to recall vehicles for potentially deadly defects and how concerned it is about customer safety. Yet until the Watchdog drove onto the scene, Jeniffer Montero couldn't get a...
  • Police: Ridgefield Father Left Child Inside Car While At Work

    Police: Ridgefield Father Left Child Inside Car While At Work
    Services will be held Sunday for the 15-month-old who died in Ridgefield on Monday when he was left inside a car at his father's workplace. The father was supposed to drop the boy off at day care but drove to his workplace and left the child inside his...