Car Ownership - Safety

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    Traveling with a Car Seat on an Airplane

    The kids are back in school, but before you know it, it will be time to go off on your next family vacation.  If you’ll be traveling by plane, there are some special......

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    What to Do With Old Car Seats

    You’re cleaning out your garage and find an old child car seat under a pile of your kids’ other stuff. The seat is gross and likely expired......

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    6 Ways to Child-Proof Your Car

    When you're on the road, car seats and seat belts are essential to keeping children safe in vehicles. But what about when the car is parked? Whether it's in your driveway or a parking lot, there......

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    Five For Friday: Five Thoughts About The Auto Industry For August 1, 2014

    It’s Friday once again, which means it’s time for another round of my Five For Friday: Five Thoughts about the Auto Industry for August 1,......

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    The Top 10 Safest Cars

    As much as we love sleek styling, dynamic handling, and thrilling acceleration, we appreciate a strong suite of safety gear even more. After all, there may well come a time when maneuverability simply......

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    Top 5 Common Ways Thieves Break Into a Car

    If you want to learn how to break into a car, all it takes is a quick spin around the Internet to come up with plenty of simple methods, from MacGyver-style......

  • IIHS: 2015 Hyundai Sonata Earns Top Safety Pick+ Honor

    IIHS: 2015 Hyundai Sonata Earns Top Safety Pick+ Honor

    Backed by a thorough redesign that included both a stiffer, more rigid platform and plenty of available high-tech safety systems,......

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    5 Best Cars for Surviving an Accident

    If you’re wondering how to survive a car accident, the best way is to buy a car that provides the best possible crash......

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    Nine Places to Never Put a Car Seat

    As much as you may want to sometimes, hopefully you are aware that you can’t strap your child’s car seat to the roof rack or have them ride in the trunk. Did you know that there......

  • How to Escape from a Sinking Car

    How to Escape from a Sinking Car

    Although the accidents can happen any time of the year, knowing how to escape from a sinking car can be particularly important during the summer months, when......