Cars / Accidents

  • Best Auto Insurance Companies

      

    Thinking about shopping your auto insurance? A new Consumer Reports tally reveals the best auto insurance companies. Car insurance ads on TV promise accident forgiveness, vanishing...

  • Easy Way To Stay on Top of Auto Recalls

      

    If you're concerned with auto safety, the government now has a notification e-mail system that will alert you to recalls for your specific make, model, and year of car. Here's a simple way to...

  • Best Cars of 2015

      

    Every April, Consumer Reports makes a special effort during car buying season to give advice for new and used buyers in their annual auto issue. This year, the overall most reliable brand for new...

  • A Look at the Safest and Deadliest Cars on the Road

      

    When it comes to the best cars for teen drivers, safety is a key concern. But some new info from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has me reversing some of my longstanding...

  • Pay Attention to Recalls and TSBs

      

    Vehicle recalls get a lot of publicity in the news, but too often people just ignore them in their daily lives. It's estimated only one out of three people will comply once notified of a recall....

  • Emergency Roadside Assistance App Is an Alternative to AAA

      

    Some 100 million Americans need roadside assistance every year. Now there's an app that connects users with the quickest and cheapest options to have their car towed, have a flat fixed, get a...

  • Top 10 Cars That Get the Most Tickets

      

    Got a lead foot? You probably won't to be seen in any of these cars, according to a new study from Insurance.com! There's been this longstanding idea that people in red cars are more likely to...

  • Hands Free in a Car Has Its Own Dangers

      

    Many states ban the use of a cellphone when you're driving. They want you to do your calls and texts hands free. But it turns out those hands free laws could be more trouble than they're worth.New...

  • Would You Trade Your Privacy for Cheaper Car Insurance?

      

    There's a way to save on auto insurance that's gaining popularity, but you'll have to trade your privacy for lower premiums. Trading privacy for savings on auto insurance Under what's generally...

  • The Truth About Crash Test Ratings – Are You in Danger?

      

    In 2012, the latest year fo which data is available, 33,561 people were killed in U.S. car crashes. Surely several thousand others suffered severe, life-changing injuries.I’ve asked...

  • Apps That Help Prevent Texting While Driving

      

    Parents of teen drivers have yet more weapons in their arsenal when it comes to keeping their kids safe behind the wheel. I told you recently about a pay service called Textecution.com that...

  • The #1 safety feature in your car

      

    With all the new safety features in cars, there's one that remains the make-or-break feature you need. Make sure you car has this to avoid serious crash injury...

  • 10 Worst Cities For Traffic

      

    Traffic is getting worse, but does your city rank in the Top 10?There are new stats from 24/7 Wall St./Inrix, the latter a leading-provider of traffic information, that lists the worst cities for...

  • Keeping Teen Drivers Safe on the Road

      

    I've long believed we need to do something in America to make teenage drivers stand out on the road. After all, auto accidents are the #1 cause of death for teens. The danger of death is greatly...

  • Buying your auto insurance through Walmart?!

      

    The nation's largest retailer is making inroads into more financial territory with a new auto insurance shopping service. But will it save you money? A prejudiced system? Auto insurance...