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Taking the Safe Route

“Strap, secure, go,” may seem like a simple way to get your car ready for a long journey or quick trip this summer; however, there are a few more crucial steps to successfully baby- or child-proof your vehicle. 689 more words


Kia Recalls Over 500K Vehicles Over Air Bags

DETROIT (AP) — Kia is recalling over a half-million vehicles in the U.S. because the air bags may not work in a crash.

Combined with a previous recall expansion by Hyundai, the affiliated automakers are recalling nearly 1.1 million vehicles due to the problem, which has been linked to four deaths. 466 more words


Kia Recalls More Than 500K Vehicles; Air Bags May Not Inflate

DETROIT (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Kia is recalling more than a half-million vehicles in the U.S. because the air bags may not work in a crash.

The recall apparently is related to federal investigation into air bag failures in Kia and partner Hyundai vehicles that were linked to four deaths. 95 more words


Who is in the Driver’s Seat? 

Driverless cars conjure up images of relaxing in traffic while your car chauffeurs you home.  Companies are racing to develop automated vehicle technologies, and cars like this may be just around the corner. 486 more words

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Federal board recommends seatbelts on all new school buses

WASHINGTON — A federal transportation panel on Tuesday recommended to states that all new large school buses be equipped with both lap and shoulder seatbelts, which the board chairman called a “tried and true” safety protection. 636 more words


NHTSA sends team to investigate Tesla autopilot crash in South Jordan, report says

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is dispatching a team to investigate a recent crash in South Jordan in which the driver of a Tesla vehicle reported she had placed the car on autopilot mode at the time of the crash, … 549 more words


NYT: More than 2 dozen people killed by carbon monoxide after leaving on their keyless cars

NEW YORK — A report from the New York Times found that dozens of people have been poisoned by carbon monoxide after failing to shut off the keyless ignition on their vehicles. 343 more words