Toyota, Subaru are recalling an unknown number of Scions and BRZs for incorrect information in their manuals about how the front-seat airbags work. The airbags themselves are not defective.
Nearly half of US states require driver education for teens under 18. In choosing a driving school, look for one accredited by the AAA.
Jeep Wrangler models from 2010 are being recalled by Chrysler due to a flaw in the design of the skid plate that protects the transmission, which could ultimately result in a fire.The problem affects 67,872 vehicles.
Honda recall involves nearly 53,000 Acuras from 2007 and 2008. Deteriorating power-steering hoses sparked the Honda recall.
Traffic fatalities are hitting record lows for all drivers, but the drop among teen drivers is especially important, given that traffic accidents are the leading cause of death for teens.
Texting while driving is continuously cited as a reason behind many deadly accidents. Mobile text messaging apps that alert parents to text messages sent on the road may be a part of a solution.
But teens should say no. Peer pressure, not wanting to ignore friends, leads to texting and driving. And a new study shows that 75 percent of young adults think there's nothing wrong with that.
Texting and driving is not only more common among young people, it seems to be more accepted – at least tacitly. A new study says that younger teenage passengers are least likely to speak up if a driver is texting and driving.