Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 9:15 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

A new infant car seat has a warning system to prevent drivers from forgetting to buckle up their baby and from leaving them in the car.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Child safety seat manufacturer Graco received a $10 million penalty from the U.S. Department of Transportation, saying the company failed to launch a timely recall of 4 million defective car seats.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Inspiration can come from the unlikeliest of places when you’re a car safety engineer, including a trip to Legoland with your family.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Goodyear has introduced a roadside assistance program where you pay a flat rate whenever you need a tow with no annual fee.

Saturday, September 20, 2014 6:05 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

A new study found that 90 percent of parents are letting their children ride in a seatbelt without a booster seat before it is safe for them to do so.

Saturday, July 12, 2014 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Honda has developed three-dimensional, crash-simulation technology with animation software to build safer cars.

Friday, June 13, 2014 12:30 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

There’s a new method of testing infant car seats by Consumer Reports designed to better reflect current car conditions.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 5:21 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

The parade of General Motors recalls marches on after the automaker was fined $35 million.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 7:30 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

General Motors announced five more recalls earlier this week affecting about 2.7 million of its cars.

Friday, May 02, 2014 4:17 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Volvo Cars has developed an inflatable car seat that doesn’t compromise safety.

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