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New Studies Look At Teen Drivers And Passengers: The Other Form Of Distracted Driving

New Studies Look At Teen Drivers And Passengers: The Other Form Of Distracted Driving

Talking on cell phones and texting may be the most widely-known examples of teen distracted driving, but two new studies just released warn of the dangers that multiple passengers pose to teen drivers. The pair of studies, from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and State Farm teen... read more

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GM's Windows of Opportunity project.

Interactive Windows: A Possibility For Future Family Vehicles?

No, it’s not a laptop computer, but new interactive window technology that General Motors is exploring with the help of researchers and students at Israel’s... read more January 23, 2012 by  0


 
2008 Kia Optima LX

2006-2008 Kia Optima, 2007-2008 Rondo: Recall Alert

Kia is recalling certain 2006-2008 Optima mid-size sedans and 2007-2008 Rondo wagons over concerns about a potential airbag defect. A notice on the National Highway Traffic... read more January 23, 2012 by  0


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Distracted Driving And Teen Driver Safety: AAA’s Big Push In 2012

With all the attention distracted driving has been getting in recent months, it should come as no surprise that the AAA is prioritizing its legislative efforts this year to... read more January 18, 2012 by  0


 
1936 Used Car Lot Quincy MA

Cars Getting Long In The Tooth: Average Age Is 11 Years

If it seems like there are a lot of old Fords, Chevys, Hondas and Toyotas on the roads today, the fact is that there are. The average age of American vehicles is now 11 years... read more January 18, 2012 by  1


 
2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque 5-dr

Best Rearview Cameras: Which 2012 Family Vehicles Have Them?

A growing number of family vehicles of all kinds have rear view cameras. Consumers in the market for one of these safety and convenience technologies have a lot to choose... read more January 17, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8, Dodge Charger SRT8: Recall Alert

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 model year Chrysler 300 SRT8 and Dodge Charger SRT8 sedans over concerns about a potential defect involving... read more January 15, 2012 by  1


 
U.S. lawmakers to get tougher on teen drivers

New Study Looks At How High-Functioning Autistic Teens Approach Driving

A new study finds that two-thirds of American teens of driving age, 15- to 18-years old, with a high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (HFASD) currently drive or are... read more January 15, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Toyota Prius C launch, Detroit Auto Show

2012 Toyota Prius C: 50-MPG Small Hybrid, $19K

Toyota used the occasion of the 2012 Detroit Auto Show to introduce the fourth member of the Prius family: the 2012 Prius C hybrid hatchback. Key attributes of the new small... read more January 15, 2012 by  2


 
2013 Acura ILX Concept, Detroit Auto Show, Jan 2012

2013 Acura ILX Concept, 2013 RDX Crossover Concept: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Honda’s luxury brand, Acura, generated quite a bit of interest with several concept vehicles unveiled at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. Two of them fit nicely in the... read more January 13, 2012 by  1


 
Project Ignition

Project Ignition Teen Safety Leaders Share Their Perspective With DOT

For the student representatives from 10 Project Ignition National Leader Schools, January 9, 2012 was a day they’ll not soon forget. That’s the day they spent at... read more January 13, 2012 by  1


 
2013 Buick Encore

2013 Buick Encore: All-New Compact Luxury Crossover

What began as a progressive reveal using Buick’s Facebook fan page is now complete with the debut of the 2013 Buick Encore compact luxury crossover at the 2012 Detroit... read more January 12, 2012 by  1


 
2013 Cadillac ATS

2013 Cadillac ATS: All-New Compact Luxury Sedan

When Cadillac took the wraps off its all-new compact luxury sedan, the 2013 Cadillac ATS, Sunday night at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, the occasion signaled game-on for the... read more January 12, 2012 by  0


 
2013 Ford Fusion

Family Car Guide’s Must-See Family Vehicles: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Visitors to the 2012 Detroit Auto Show (Jan. 14-21 at Cobo Hall) have many exciting new products and displays to grab their attention, but we’ve singled out a few of... read more January 12, 2012 by  0


 
winter driving  -  by flickr user Hey Paul

How To Survive A Snow Storm In Your Car

It’s every driver’s nightmare, and if you’re planning to travel alone or with the family at any time during the winter months, the potential of getting... read more January 12, 2012 by  0


 
2013 Mazda CX-5 crossover

2013 Mazda CX-5 Compact SUV Gets EPA-Rated 35 MPG Hwy

Mazda just received some welcome news, in the form of an EPA-rated 35 mpg highway fuel economy numbers for its redesigned 2013 CX-5 compact crossover SUV. As our sister... read more January 12, 2012 by  0


 
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