| Sep 16, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Buckling children in and age- and size-appropriate car seats, booster seats and seat belts can reduce the risk of serious and fatal injuries by anywhere from 45 percent for grade school children to 71 percent for infants, according to the Centers for...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:35 AM
A Woodland Hills car salesman and another man were charged with rolling back vehicle odometers in a scheme in which people paid up to $400 to avoid penalties for exceeding mileage limits on leases or to increase auto trade-in values, the Justice...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 2:19 PM
MANCHESTER — For the past two weeks, police radio communications have been crammed with descriptions of cars, drivers and violations of state law on cellphone use.
"Red Honda Civic. White male driver. Talking on his phone" … "Grey Volkswagen....
| Sep 8, 2014
| 2:43 AM
Joseph Lawless was slumped over the wheel of his black Mercedes SUV when the Radnor patrolman rapped hard on the window.
It was 12:47 on a steaming Friday afternoon in July 2011. Eleven minutes before, the Villanova lawyer had bought a bottle of...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats in what is now the largest seat recall in American history.
Graco announced the recall Tuesday, ending a five-month battle between the...
| Aug 6, 2014
In statistics provided by the Children's Services Council, 17 children have died from heatstroke while unattended in vehicles, including two in Florida. The state continues to be second in the nation in heatstroke fatalities with at least 68 children...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:13 AM
A national crackdown on impaired begins today and lasts through the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 1.
Local participating agencies in the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" effort include @SunrisePoliceFL, @MiramarPD and Plantation Police. ...
| Aug 3, 2014
It's never a good idea to run a red light, and it will be particularly risky in Broward County this week.
The Broward Sheriff's Office is beefing up traffic enforcement to observe National Stop on Red Week.
Running red lights accounts for more traffic...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:43 AM
A rash of high-profile heat-related deaths of children left in hot cars has prompted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to launch the “Where’s baby? Look before you lock” public education campaign to highlight the dangers...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Automakers posted one of the best months in years for auto sales in July, with General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota and Nissan all reporting big gains.
By the time all the numbers are tallied Friday, automakers are expected to have sold around 1.5...
| Aug 1, 2014
General Motors has recalled more than 15 million vehicles worldwide this year for ignition-related defects, but Shelley Hansen still doesn't understand why it hasn't recalled her (VIN) number yet.
GM's massive recalls began in February with 2.6...