safety

Labor Day Travel, Traffic Deaths Projected to Spike

By Matt Schmitz on September 3, 2015


An improved economy means Americans have more money to spend this Labor Day, which also means more holiday travel and more cars on the road. And when there are more cars on the road, unfortunately, that also means more accidents.… Read More

Labor Day Travel, Traffic Deaths Projected to Spike

By Matt Schmitz on September 3, 2015

An improved economy means Americans have more money to spend this Labor Day, which also means more holiday travel and more cars on the road. And when there are more cars on the road, unfortunately, that also means more accidents.… Read More

Evenflo SensorSafe Infant Car Seat Review

By Jennifer Newman on September 3, 2015

The Evenflo Advanced SensorSafe Embrace DLX is an infant-safety seat designed to prevent caregivers from forgetting their kids in hot cars, which can lead to heatstroke. The car-seat system generates a chime once the car is turned off, reminding the parent… Read More

Which City Has the Safest Drivers? Kansas City, Here You Come

By Matt Schmitz on September 2, 2015

Dorothy and Toto may not associate their home state with safety — at least not in terms of home-relocating weather events — but when it comes to places with the safest drivers, we're not not in Kansas anymore. For the… Read More

2015 Kia Sedona: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on September 1, 2015

Kia's Sedona is new for 2015 with bold styling, and a comfortable, capable cabin. We tested a top-line SXL model equipped with second-row captain's chairs. Exposed lower Latch anchors and loads of room meant two child-safety seats went in easily… Read More

Slow Your Roll: Researchers Defend Speed Enforcement Cameras

By Matt Schmitz on September 1, 2015

Make a driver brake, slow him for a moment; teach a driver not to speed, slow him for a lifetime. That's the philosophy behind the new "speed corridors" concept a Washington, D.C.-area community has been testing in recent years —… Read More

New Jersey's New Car Seat Law Gets Child Safety Right

By Jennifer Newman on August 31, 2015

On Sept. 1, a new law goes into effect in New Jersey that will have parents reevaluating how their kids ride in their car seats. Parents of infants and toddlers in New Jersey could be turning their forward-facing child-safety seats… Read More

'Hot Wheels' Report: Same Cars Being Stolen, But Fewer

By Matt Schmitz on August 31, 2015

It must suck just a little to be the Nissan Maxima right now. You're coveted enough to sneak into the top 10 most-stolen cars in the U.S. for 2014, but you're still not as popular as the Acura Integra —… Read More

Study Ranks Best and Worst States for Drivers

By Matt Schmitz on August 30, 2015

The nation's top potato-producing state is also the most preferable place for peeling out. Yes, according to a just-released study by finance rate aggregator Bankrate.com, the Gem State is the crown jewel among the best states for drivers. Researchers ranked… Read More

How to Get Your Stolen Car Back

By Matt Schmitz on August 28, 2015

We at Cars.com aren't ones to toot our own horn, but in addition to being a leading online source for car shoppers and owners, we can add another function to our job description: crime fighters. OK, we're not exactly Batman… Read More

Next-Gen Car-Theft Tactics Are New Model for Criminals

By Matt Schmitz on August 27, 2015

The ethical debate over cloning has been going on for decades before and since Dolly the sheep in 1996, though who could've ever foreseen that someday humans would start cloning cars? But that's what's happening ... well, sort of. Related:… Read More