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 DeAnn Owens

Nissan Maxima Is One of Best Cars for Young Drivers in 2021

Nissan Maxima Is One of Best Cars for Young Drivers in 2021

Your young driver might have their sights on a flashy sports car, luxury car, or big SUV, but as a parent, you know these are not the right options for your teen, especially when they’re inexperienced behind the wheel. But, that doesn’t mean your teen has to settle for something old, stale, or boring. There […]

 DeAnn Owens

NHTSA Releases Goals for 2021 Pedestrian Safety Month

NHTSA Releases Goals for 2021 Pedestrian Safety Month

Move over fall and Halloween, there is another reason why the month of October is important. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, October has the special distinction of being National Pedestrian Safety Month. Safe Ride: Chevy Equinox ranks among safest small SUVs The NHTSA says its goal for October and the campaign around […]

 Catherine Hiles

Car Seat Rules to Keep Your Kids Safer

Car Seat Rules to Keep Your Kids Safer

Car seats are designed specifically to keep little ones safe while riding in a car. But used incorrectly, car seats can be much less safe than you think they are. The following rules will help you ensure your child is as safe as possible on the road. Safety Awards: See which Buick and GMC models […]

 Catherine Hiles

When Should You Switch to a Convertible Car Seat?

When Should You Switch to a Convertible Car Seat?

From the time you first find out you’re expecting a child, car seat safety is likely high on your list of priorities. All U.S. states and territories require child safety seats for infants and children up to a certain weight and height, but there’s no law stating which kind of seat to use. And while […]

 Catherine Hiles

Baby Safety Month: How to Choose a Car Seat

Baby Safety Month: How to Choose a Car Seat

If you have a child and you drive a car, you need to have a properly installed car seat. In fact, most hospitals won’t discharge you and your new baby unless you have one. As the main piece of equipment designed for your child’s safety on the road, a car seat is one of the […]

 Catherine Hiles

Baby Safety Month: How to Properly Install a Car Seat

Baby Safety Month: How to Properly Install a Car Seat

Your child’s car seat is one of the most important purchases you will make as a parent. Once you’ve chosen the right one for your vehicle and your child, the next step is to install it early enough before your baby is born so that you are familiar with how it works. Perfect for Families: […]

 Catherine Hiles

Baby Safety Month: How Car Seat Safety Has Improved

Baby Safety Month: How Car Seat Safety Has Improved

Car seats are vital when it comes to keeping your child safe in the car. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 608 child passengers age 12 and younger were killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2019, and over 91,000 were injured that same year. A whopping 38 percent of the children who […]

 DeAnn Owens

4 Ways to Be a Better Passenger

4 Ways to Be a Better Passenger

Being a passenger in a car is certainly not as stressful as being the driver, but you still have some important responsibilities, whether you’re sitting in the front or back of the car. Although you’re basically just along for the ride, your behavior as a passenger can greatly affect the driver, so it’s important to […]

 Whitney Russell

5 Socially Distanced Fall Road Trip Destinations

5 Socially Distanced Fall Road Trip Destinations

Got wanderlust but want to steer clear of crowded vacation destinations this fall? Here are five isolated places to road trip to this autumn to help ensure that your travels are as healthy as they are fun. As usual during these uncertain times, check to make sure these destinations are still open and find out […]

 Whitney Russell

How to Save Money on Road Trip Accommodations

How to Save Money on Road Trip Accommodations

You might already know how to save money on road trips by packing your own food and setting an overall budget for your trip. But it’s easy to overlook another simple way to cut expenses on your next vacation: lodging. Here are some tips to help you curb the cost of accommodations when you’re planning […]

 DeAnn Owens

Changes to 2021 Nissan Rogue Improve Crash Test Scores

Changes to 2021 Nissan Rogue Improve Crash Test Scores

The 2021 Nissan Rogue is a popular SUV in the Nissan lineup, but even it has room for improvement. The automaker has implemented changes mid-year to make the SUV even safer than before. These changes have made quite a difference, resulting in higher crash test scores from the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration.   Smart […]

 DeAnn Owens

Dangers Hide on Flooded Roads

Dangers Hide on Flooded Roads

During a heavy thunderstorm, it’s understandable you might feel apprehensive behind the wheel. But, don’t throw caution to the wind when the storm has subsided, as flooded roads are more dangerous than you think. Enjoy the Drive More: With sunroof-equipped Chevy models “Simply put, turn your car around if you encounter water on the road […]

 Catherine Hiles

Where Should I Install My Child’s Car Seat?

Where Should I Install My Child’s Car Seat?

Whether you’re a first-time parent or an experienced pro, it’s important to learn all there is to learn about car seat installation before taking your child out in the car. Statistics show that motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death among children. In 2018, 33 percent of children 12 and younger who died […]

 Catherine Hiles

Is It Safe to Leave Your Dog in the Truck Bed? (Spoiler: Nope)

Is It Safe to Leave Your Dog in the Truck Bed? (Spoiler: Nope)

If you are a dog owner and a truck driver, it might seem like a no-brainer to let your dog ride in your truck bed when you go out. After all, your dog would probably love to feel the breeze flapping in their ears while their tongue lolls out of their mouth. But allowing a […]

 Aaron DiManna

Subaru Swings Through Spring With Sweet Sales

Subaru Swings Through Spring With Sweet Sales

Despite a pandemic, Subaru has managed to sustain its stellar streak of superior sales through spring, resulting in its best April ever.

 Daniel DiManna

Yellow Caps and Traffic Accidents: A Tragic History Lesson

Yellow Caps and Traffic Accidents: A Tragic History Lesson

The world of vehicle and traffic safety has gone through a lot of change over the years. Today, drivers and their families are lucky enough to live in a world where cars — and the places where they drive —are safer than ever before. Unfortunately, things weren’t always this way. This is the story of […]

 Kimiko Kidd

2021 Mazda CX-5 Overview

2021 Mazda CX-5 Overview

The Mazda CX-5 returns with a few attractive updates. For the latest model year, the 2021 Mazda CX-5 gained a new 10.25-inch infotainment system display, which replaced the previous model’s 7-inch screen. On top of that, it now offers the Carbon Edition model, which sports the exclusive Polymetal Gray Metallic exterior color, and a red-accented […]

 Amanda Drago

New Study Confirms That Open Windows Reduce COVID-19 Spread

New Study Confirms That Open Windows Reduce COVID-19 Spread

Early on in the coronavirus pandemic, the CDC recommended opening your car windows when driving with others to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Now, researchers at Brown University and the University of Massachusetts Amherst have completed a new study, which confirmed that driving with your windows down is your safest option. Stay Safe on […]