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New Car Seat Policy Keeps Kids in Booster Seats Much Longer

If you think it's time to graduate your child out of her car or booster seat, you may want to take a look at a new policy released today by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) which significantly modifies the last guidelines, issued in...
The AAP now calls for toddlers to stay in rear-facing car seats until age 2.

Girl, 9, Gets Hit by Truck, Saves Her Little Sister's Life

Sisterly love took on a whole new meaning for Anaiah Rucker last month, when the 9-year-old girl saved her little sister's life by letting herself get hit by a pickup truck.
Anaiah and her 5-year-old sister, Camry, were crossing the street...
A heroic 9-year-old nearly dies to save her little sis.

Families Devastated After Hospital Mixes Up Identities of 2 Girls in Car Accident

PRODUCTION PLAYER! DO NOT DELETE. After spending nearly a week mourning her death, the family of a teenage girl found out that it was a case of mistaken identity, and she was actually alive. Now the two young women's families...

Boy, 8, Steers Car Out of Danger, Saves Lives

Eight-year-old Nicholas Prokos became a true hero last week when he reached into the front seat of the car his mother was driving and prevented a direct collision with oncoming traffic on a major highway in Port Charlotte, Fla. His...

New Teen Driving Act Proposed to Help Save Lives

More than 4,000 teenagers die in car crashes in the United States each year. Credit: Getty Images
Motor vehicle crashes are the number one killer of teens in the United States, with an average of 11 teens dying in car crashes each day –...

Gerbil blamed for teen's car crash

Whenever I travel with my dog in the car, I make sure she is safely secured in the backseat. Not only does this help protect her should I be involved in an accident, it ensures that she can't get all crazy while I'm driving and cause an accident....

Hulk Hogan defends his son

When the car driven by Hulk Hogan's son jumped a median, spun out of control and smashed into a palm tree in Clearwater, Florida last month, there were witnesses who say that 17-year old Nick Hogan had been racing another car immediately before the...

Second Time Around: Holding your tongue with first-timers

My prenatal yoga class was a mix of first and second-time moms-to-be. Some of us would go out for coffee after class and the second-timers would immediately start chatting about the various things we tend to: tantrums, daycare woes, our first labour...

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