Suzanne Kane, Contributing Writer

Suzanne Kane is an editor at High Gear Media focusing on covering the latest product and other auto-related information for Family Car Guide. Originally from Michigan, with automotive roots going back through the family for decades with the original Big Three – GM, Ford, and Chrysler – Suzanne has always loved cars. You name it, and she’s either owned or driven it. Raising a family, safety was a key priority in the choice of a vehicle – as it is for most American families. But styling, comfort, performance and handling, techno goodies and lots more are also important. Suzanne aims to showcase the best of what’s new in FCG, along with personal stories, a dash of wit, and a never-ending curiosity and enthusiasm for all things automotive.

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What Is The “Kelley Blue Book” Price?
What Is The “Kelley Blue Book” Price?

Buying a vehicle can be a complicated and involved process, not the least of which is making sure that you don’t pay more for the vehicle than necessary. You want to get it for the best price possible, but how do you do that? The Kelley Blue Book price is one method consumers can use to...Read More»

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Child Car Seats: How To Find The Best Value

Parents and caregivers have many different choices when it comes to choosing car seats to safely transport their children in the family vehicle. How do you find the best value car seat? It all comes down to selecting the car seat that is the best to meet your needs, fits your vehicle and your...Read More»

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7 Child Car Seat Safety Tips

Parents trying to keep their children safe in vehicles and comply with the law still may have some difficulty figuring out the best way to protect their offspring. The facts are that three out of four children in car safety seats are not properly secured, or not restrained at all. In many cases...Read More»

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Child Car Seats: How Much Do They Cost?

Confused about how much child car seats cost? Shopping for child car seats doesn’t have to be a nightmare. While there is some truth to the saying that you get what you pay for, the fact is that all child car seats sold in the United States have to comply with federal safety regulations...Read More»

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Child Car Safety Tips: Know The Law

As parents, protecting our children is our most important priority. This includes making sure that each child is properly secured in an age-, height- and weight-appropriate child car seat when on the road. Here’s another important piece of advice: when reviewing child safety tips, know the...Read More»

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What Are The Benefits Of Rear-Facing Car Seats?

Parents of young children might be tempted to make the change to a forward-facing car seat a bit too early, not recognizing that their child is better protected rear-facing as long as possible. Safety experts, including the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the American...Read More»

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What Are The Top 10 Child Car Seats?

Choosing the car seat that best fits the needs of your child and vehicle and comes highly rated is an important parental responsibility. Since all car seats have to meet federal safety requirements in order to be sold in the U.S., any one of them could be appropriate. Some, of course, cost more...Read More»

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The Best Booster Car Seats For Bigger Kids

When your child is between the ages of four to eight, they’re likely too large for the traditional child safety seat but still not the right height and weight to safely wear most seat belts alone. Determining when the right time to switch is only part of the decision process. Finding the...Read More»

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The Biggest Car-Seat Mistakes Parents Make

With the kids back at school and parents’ schedules more hectic, mid-September is a good time for a reminder of proper car-seat safety. September 15-21 is also Child Passenger Safety Week. The child safety experts at AAA have identified the following 12 common car-seat mistakes parents make...Read More»

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Car Recalls: What To Do When Your Car Is Recalled

No one likes to hear about a recall involving their car, but it is important to pay attention to any notification you receive from your vehicle manufacturer about safety recalls. This is usually a letter that comes via first-class mail, although the manufacturer may also attempt to contact owners...Read More»

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