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A Parent's Guide to Playing It Safe with Kids and Cars
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A Parent's Guide to Playing It Safe with Kids and Cars
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Booklet designed to help you better understand today's vehicle safety features, car seats and how to keep kids safe in and around vehicles using vehicle safety features and car seats.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Adapting Motor Vehicles for People with Disabilities
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Adapting Motor Vehicles for People with Disabilities
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Brochure discusses such topics as evaluating your needs, selecting the right vehicle, choosing a qualified dealer to modify your vehicle, being trained and maintaining your vehicle which can help you avoid costly mistakes. Also includes information on cost savings, licensing requirements, and organizations to contact for help.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Buying a Safer Car for Child Passengers - A Guide for Parents
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Buying a Safer Car for Child Passengers - A Guide for Parents
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Provides information for the latest model year on safety features and designs specific to child passengers. It also includes child safety features by model (within easy-to-reference tables), a "Guidelines and Usage" chart for child safety and booster seats, tips for keeping children safe in and around vehicles, and answers to frequently asked questions about child passenger safety.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Distracted Driving Shatters Lives
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Distracted Driving Shatters Lives
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Distracted driving has become a deadly epidemic on America's roads, and teens are especially vulnerable because of their inexperience behind the wheel and, often, peer pressure.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Driving When You Have Had Seizures
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Driving When You Have Had Seizures
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Information to help you, your family and your health care professional talk about how having had one or more seizures may affect your ability to drive safely.
Available: online
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Driving When You Have Sleep Apnea
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Driving When You Have Sleep Apnea
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Brochure to help you, your family and your health care professional talk about how sleep apnea may affect your ability to drive safely.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Driving When You are Taking Medications
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Driving When You are Taking Medications
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Information to help you and your health care professional talk about how your medications may affect your ability to drive safely.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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How to Understand and Influence Older Drivers
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How to Understand and Influence Older Drivers
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Booklet designed to help family and friends of older drivers understand when and how changes in driving habits are needed.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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It's a Fact: Alcohol Affects Your Riding Skills
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It's a Fact: Alcohol Affects Your Riding Skills
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While you may not be legally impaired after drinking, alcohol robs you of some of the critical skills and judgment you need to ride safely. Learn how alcohol affects your blood alcohol concentration (BAC).
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Motor Vehicle Safety Defects and Recalls: What Every Vehicle Owner Should Know
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Motor Vehicle Safety Defects and Recalls: What Every Vehicle Owner Should Know
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Booklet answers the most commonly asked questions about how and why recall campaigns are initiated. Also informs consumers of their rights and responsibilities when a vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment is recalled.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Motorcycle Safety
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Motorcycle Safety
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This booklet points out the risks involved in motorcycling. It provides safety tips and discusses protective clothing, defensive driving, inspection and maintenance, and proper reaction to hazardous conditions - all of which have a major impact on motorcycle safety on our streets and highways.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Purchasing With Safety in Mind
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Purchasing With Safety in Mind
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The goal of the 5-Star Safety Ratings Programs is to help consumers make smart decisions about safety when purchasing a vehicle. Although it is impossible to determine how well vehicles protect drivers and passengers in all types of crashes, star ratings are a useful way to compare the relative safety of different vehicles.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Stop Aggressive Driving
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Stop Aggressive Driving
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Learn tips on planning to give yourself extra time to get to your destination and what to do when you encounter an aggressive driver.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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The Pregnant Woman's Guide to Buckling Up
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The Pregnant Woman's Guide to Buckling Up
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Learn how to properly adjust your car seat and seatbelt.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Tire Safety: Everything Rides On It
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Tire Safety: Everything Rides On It
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Maintaining proper tire pressure, observing tire and vehicle load limits, avoiding road hazards, and inspecting tires for cuts and slashes are just a few steps you can take to avoid tire failure.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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