Hardware Designed To Make Child Car Seat Installation Easy Is Often Difficult To Use

Hardware Designed To Make Child Car Seat Installation Easy Is Often Difficult To Use

When driving with the most precious of cargo — your child — you obviously want to ensure that youngster is as safe as possible, but what good are the newest child safety measures if they’re too complicated to use? [More]

IIHS Crash Test Video Library Provides Edification, Entertainment

IIHS Crash Test Video Library Provides Edification, Entertainment

Have you always wanted to visit a web site that combines all of the fun of a demolition derby with all of the usefulness of serious research for your next vehicle purchase? No, you probably haven’t, but it exists. It’s the Consumer Reports crash test video player, loaded up with about 300 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash-test videos for various makes and models of cars. [More]

Your New Tires Could Be Six-Year-Old Death Traps

Your New Tires Could Be Six-Year-Old Death Traps

Those “new” tires of yours could be six-years old and ready to disintegrate on the highway. Tire rubber dries out after six years, but unlike in Europe and Asia, American companies are allowed to sell expired tires long after they turn into death donuts. A 20/20 investigation found that the “new” tires on sale at Sears and Walmart can be up to 12-years-old. Inside, how to tell when your tires were born…