Cars / Accidents

  • Loss of freedom to drive detrimental to seniors

      

    New York, NY — A new study finds taking the keys from elderly drivers may keep them physically safe, but it may come at the cost of their mental health.  The report from AAA and...

  • Chrysler recalls several Jeeps and other vehicles over hijack threat

      

    Chrysler announced Friday that it is recalling 1.4 million cars due to a security flaw that makes them vulnerable to hackers.    A Wired magazine investigation demonstrated how...

  • New car seat could prevent hot-car deaths

      

    Evenflo has developed a new car seat that could prevent the horrible hot-car deaths that have been covered in the news. It's called the Evenflo Advanced Embrace DLX and it has what is...

  • Watch hackers remotely take control of a Jeep on the highway

      

    Hackers claim they have developed software that can effectively take control of a Jeep Cherokee's dashboard, transmission, steering and even brakes.   Charlie Miller and Chris...

  • Defective cars could be available for rent

      

    Cally Houck’s daughters Raechel and Jacqueline died in a crash while driving a rental car in California 10 years ago.  The Chrysler PT Cruiser had a power steering...

  • Iran nuclear deal could push gas prices below $2 this year

      

    A landmark nuclear agreement with Iran was announced Tuesday and it could mean lower gases prices for Americans in the coming months. Iran nuclear deal: What it is The U.S., along with other...

  • Don’t Take Selfies With Your Pet While Driving, AAA Warns

      

    Going on a road trip for the long 4th of July weekend? If you take your dog with you, make sure you don’t try to snap a selfie of you with your four-legged friend, AAA says. A look at...

  • 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...

  • The Clark Smart Steps for Buying a New Car

      

    If you're in the market for a new car, here are my tips for making a smart purchase. Here's how to buy a new car First, go to your credit union, online bank or traditional bank...

  • New tech to keep track of your kid’s driving habits

      

    There are new ways to keep your teen driver safe when they are behind the wheel.

  • Best Cars for Teen Drivers

      

    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...

  • Dashcams provide crucial protection on today’s roads

      

    TRANSCRIPT:  Clark Howard installed a dashcam in his car to give him added security if he is ever in an accident. For years people in Europe and Asia have been using dashcams in their...

  • Safest cars for your teen driver

      

    Consumer reports announced its top picks for 2015 car models. Here are their picks for the safest vehicles to put your teen driver in.

  • 3 Ways To Monitor Your Teen Behind the Wheel

      

    When it comes to keeping teen drivers safe behind the wheel, there's a growing arsenal of technology you can use to protect your most precious assets -- your children! Automakers are...

  • 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...