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Indonesian man saves children from runaway vehicle

An Indonesian man is being lauded as a hero this week after plucking two children out of the path of a runaway vehicle with a superhuman feat of agility.

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Child hot car deaths skyrocket as summer heats up

An 8-month-old Louisiana girl died Wednesday when she was left in a hot car by her father. She is the 11th child to die this year so far.

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Chinese children fall out of van into traffic yet again

The epidemic of Chinese children falling out of their parents' vehicles into traffic continues apace.

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Kids sitting in rear seats are vulnerable in certain car crashes

Safety watchdog details dangers children face due to 'seatback collapse.'

Have parents unknowingly been putting their kids in the wrong seat all along?

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Smoking in a car with children may get you fined in Virginia

A bill has passed through the Virginia House of Delegates this week that would make it illegal to smoke in a car with a child under the age of eight.

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Tesla Model S third row of seats confuses, delights police

The day before Halloween, police responded to a report that a child was in the trunk of a car, only to discover the car was a Tesla Model S.

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England and Wales ban smoking in cars with children inside

Smokers who light up in vehicles with children inside will face fines in England and Wales due to a new ban that went into effect Thursday.

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Video of child driving on the freeway causes social media uproar in Saudi Arabia

Another driver uploaded a video last week of a youngster driving the family car down a crowded freeway with an older man in the passenger seat.

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Mom sees 12-year-old son driving a semi truck on Faceook

A woman in Missouri was furious after she watched a video of her ex-husband allowing their elementary school-aged son to drive an 18-wheel semi truck.

Cop confronts mother who left child in hot car

Two New Jersey police officers are being hailed as heroes after saving the life of a child left in a hot minivan in a Costco parking lot last week.

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Woman rescues toddler trapped inside hot car

A woman in Kansas smashed open a car window over the weekend to rescue a toddler trapped inside the sweltering vehicle.

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Mom charged with leaving kids in hot car twice

A woman in Virginia turned herself in Monday on the charge of leaving her kids in a hot car while shopping, only to leave her kids in a hot car again while at the courthouse.

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Police release 911 call from dad who forgot baby in back of car

Police have released the 911 recording of a Massachusetts man who left his one-year-old daughter in the back of his car Wednesday while on his way to work.

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Parents using Uber as child carpool alternative [w/poll]

Some kids ride home from school in a school bus. Others get picked up by their parents or nannies, or by carpool with other parents. Some walk or ride their bikes, or take public transportation. But Baily Deeter of Atherton, CA, simply hits a button on his iPhone and orders a cab from Uber.

Kids 39 Percent More Likely To Buy Parents' Car Brand

On-going study surveyed 4,300 adult children and their 2,600 parents

According to a new study from Michigan State University, kids are 39 percent more likely to buy cars from the brands their parents support.

Police Officer Gives Young Mom Car Seat Instead Of Ticket

Cop calls generous act "the easiest 50 bucks I ever spent"

A Michigan cop who pulled over a car last week for an unrestrained child decided to go above and beyond the call of duty by buying the struggling mother a car seat, rather than give her a ticket.

Child In Hot Car Not 'Distressed' Enough For Dispatch To Send Help

Temperatures near triple digits as mother calls for help

A frantic mother called Tampa police Saturday afternoon after accidentally locking her child in her car, only to be told by dispatch that the police wouldn't come out unless the child was in distress.

Dad Pleads With Parents To Remember Kids In Hot Cars

Man subjects himself to hot car to get message out about child endangerment

After five minutes of sitting in a hot car, Terry Williams was drenched with sweat. After ten minutes, he felt like the air had been sucked out of his lungs. After 15 minutes, he got out of the car.

Mom Leaves Child Alone In Car With A Loaded Handgun

Sadly, it was not the first time this week this happened

Leaving a child alone in the car is dangerous enough, which is why one Philadelphia area mom left her 6-year-old some protection close at hand: A loaded gun.

Corvette Z06 bed upgrades your childhood

We've reported plenty on items we'd like to place in our automotive-themed dream house, from engine-block coffee tables and Pininfarina desks to Aston Martin loveseats and Noah Joseph

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