SILENT KILLER: Keyless ignitions linked to more than 2 dozen carbon monoxide deaths

November 13, 2018

Author: Jennifer Titus  Published: 4:00 PM EST November 9, 2018 Updated: 11:25 PM EST November 13, 2018 10-INVESTIGATES  Key fobs have changed the way we start our cars. Instead of fumbling around for keys, you just hit the start button. But that convenience can come at a cost because just as easy as it is to start your car it’s just […]

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HONDA RECALLS ACCORD AND INSIGHT FOR REAR CAMERA PROBLEMS

September 28, 2018

Honda says 232,000 Accords and Insights in the U.S. have the wrong rear-view camera software. By David A. Wood , CarComplaints.com  Posted in Recalls  September 28, 2018 — Honda is recalling 232,000 Accords and Insights in the U.S. to repair rear camera problems. The 2018 Honda Accords and 2019 Honda Insights have rear-view camera displays programmed with the wrong software. Honda […]

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Don’t Leave Unattended Kids in Cars

September 15, 2018

Don’t Leave Unattended Kids in Cars

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Kansas law will help Good Samaritans prevent children’s deaths in hot cars

July 15, 2018

Amber Rollins, director of KidsAndCars.org GUEST COMMENTARY Kansas law will help Good Samaritans prevent children’s deaths in hot cars BY AMBER ROLLINS, Special to The Star, July 14, 2018 08:32 PM Updated July 14, 2018 08:32 PM What would you do if you saw a small child or animal in distress trapped inside a hot car? Would you […]

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Kansas removes lawsuit fear for rescuers of children, pets trapped in hot cars

June 26, 2018

Amber Rollins, director of KidsAndCars.org, demonstrates how to safely break a window using a device, the Resqme emergency window breaker and seat belt cutter, at 169 Auto Parts in Spring Hill, Kan., Monday, June 25, 2018. On July 1, a new Kansas law will go into effect that will legally protect Good Samaritans who break […]

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DC Circuit Takes Up Push for Rear Seat-Belt Warnings

May 16, 2018

May 16, 2018  BRITAIN EAKIN WASHINGTON (CN) – The fight for car safety landed in the D.C. Circuit on Wednesday as two nonprofits asked the appeals court to force the Department of Transportation to get moving on making seat-belt warning systems mandatory for backseat passengers. In 2012, Congress required the agency to initiate rulemaking on the […]

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Highlands Ranch girl, 9, nearly strangled by seatbelt

May 5, 2018

Mother frees girl with emergency tool Jaclyn Allen 9:33 PM, May 4, 2018 HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — Everyone knows seat belts save lives. But a Highlands Ranch mother and her daughter recently learned that same belt, used incorrectly, could put a child’s life in danger. Last week, Mary Eppolito and her 9-year-old daughter Briana pulled into […]

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Kids And Cars

May 1, 2018

HERLIFE Magazine, By Rebecca Flansburg We’ve heard the heartbreaking stories of a sleep-deprived parent, a hot car, an infant and a mistake that will haunt them for the rest of their life. We read the headlines of how another child lost their life after being left in an oppressively hot vehicle and shake our heads in dismay; […]

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The U.S. needs to move forward on rear-seat safety belts

March 20, 2018

By Fredrick Kunkle March 20 Email the author Safety advocates have sued the U.S. Department of Transportation to force action on a standard that would require automakers to include seat belt reminders for rear-seat passengers. Congress said the rule was supposed to have been issued by October 2015. In this photo, emergency personnel attend to a fatal crash […]

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The worst car seat mistakes parents are making

February 28, 2018

By ELISABETH LEAMY WASHINGTON POST PUBLISHED: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2018 AT 12:30 AM TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Texas Department of Public Safety trooper Robbie Barrera, left, a certified child passenger safety technician, assists new mother Julie Spears in the proper way to carry her newborn daughter Arden, 2 months old, in her SUV. After the other […]

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