Nov 18, 2016
In the dark days before smartphones, getting road legal was everything for teenagers who wanted a social life.
Aug 11, 2016
Does Maureen's granddaughter have a problem with gasoline--or her foot on the gas?
May 09, 2016
Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for American teenagers, but Massachusetts is bucking the trend. How? Strict regulation of how kids get their tickets to ride. The safest states delay full licensing, require lots of on-the-road training, and limit how many partying friends can ride along.
Feb 25, 2016
Karen learned to drive on a manual transmission and thinks it made her a better driver. But is it safer to teach kids on an automatic? Car Talk's advice, here.
Mar 23, 2015
Debuting at the New York Auto Show, the new Chevrolet Malibu turns off the radio if young drivers don't buckle up, keeps stats on on-road behavior, and all but slaps the cuffs on, for speeding.
Dec 30, 2014
John is teaching his nephew how to drive wants to buy a speed inhibiting device, like the kind used in commercial fleets. The problem? Nobody seems to make these for the Honda Civic. Car Talk has another idea: An electric nanny to make sure the kid knows he's being watched.
Jan 16, 2014
A new study finds brand-new drivers are great at paying attention to the road...for the first few months, anyway.