National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

A child in a car seat - File / Photo: Bruno Vincent/Getty Images

New Guidelines Suggest Kids Ride In Booster Seats Until Age 12

A doctors group and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration say children should ride in rear-facing car seats longer, until they are 2 years old instead of 1. And some kids should ride in booster seats until age 12.

03/21/2011

The General Motors logo is seen at a used car dealership - Toy, MI - August 17, 2010 - Photo: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

General Motors Recalls 100,000 Vehicles

General Motors Co. is recalling almost 100,000 vehicles to fix two problems that could cause the rear axle to lock and the passenger-side airbag not to work.

12/23/2010

FILE - In this April 27, 2007 file photo, 2007 Chevrolet Colorado pickup trucks sit on the lot of a dealership in Denver. General Motors and Isuzu are recalling more than 192,000 midsize pickups to fix a problem with child safety seat anchors. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, file)

GM Recalls Midsize Pickups Over Child Seat Problem

More than 192,000 General Motors and Isuzu midsize pickup trucks are being recalled because of a problem with the system that anchors child safety seats, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Wednesday.

11/24/2010

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Exclusive: School Zone Danger

Walking to school is healthy and “green.” It’s also getting safer. Accident rates for school-age pedestrians have been dropping in recent years. So you might be surprised to know where kids can be most at risk: in school zones.

10/21/2010

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