Oldest Drivers Are Driving More--And Driving Medicated More--Than Ever


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Older Americans are driving more often, and later in life, than those in previous generations, according to a report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The insights from the study are quite eye-opening and provide an opportunity for tips older drivers – and their families – can use to help seniors ...Read more

2005-2010 Honda Odyssey Recalled For Fuel Leaks


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Honda is recalling more than 886,000 2005-2010 Honda Odyssey minivans for a fuel pump defect that may lead to fuel leaks and risk of fire. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall at 886,815. Affected vehicles were buil...Read more

Whose Car Insurance Should Pay?


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Accidents – fender-benders or worse – are unfortunate occurrences that nevertheless still need to be dealt with. When accidents do occur, the costs involved in vehicle repair, replacement, injuries and lost wages may be covered by your auto insurance policy. But who should come up with the deductible? The a...Read more

Does Your Child's Car Seat Weigh Too Much For LATCH?


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Car seats are heavier than ever--and some parents aren't including that weight when they fit their kids and car seats to LATCH systems. As a result, many have exceeded their car's LATCH limits without even knowing it. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently issued its final rules on Lower A...Read more

With Obesity On The Rise, Do Seat Belts Need To Be Longer?


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Waistline creep has become quite a bit more prevalent in the last decade--so much so, in fact, that one-third of the American population is obese and another third is overweight. One unintended consequence of this is the risk of obese drivers dying in car crashes because they’re failing to buckle up. Why wouldn&r...Read more