Dad's Wish To Give His Sick Son A Car Show Goes Viral Overnight

Yesterday, we told you that a British father and Subaru owner is facing the very stark and devastating reality that his 11-year old son only has weeks left to live. He posted a note on a British Subaru forum saying he was planning a small car show in a week and would love for some cars to show up and brighten his son's … » 8/31/12 12:00pm 8/31/12 12:00pm

This Romanian Driver Tried To Kill A Bunch Of Children

If you're going to carry children as passengers in your car, the best plan is to have them all in seats, wearing seatbelts. Not only did this Romanian motorist have four kids riding in the open trunk of a tiny sedan, he almost got hit by a semi as he was making a left turn. » 5/16/12 4:30pm 5/16/12 4:30pm

Build a Bear, Build a Car: New EnterTOYment Concept Taps Custom Rides

You can't swing an Aunt Anne's pretzel in a mall these days without hitting a Build-a-Bear workshop. If you've ever happened past on a Saturday morning, you know to sidestep the flailing elbows of tiny female urchins hopped up on marzipan and diet coke. But until now, their brothers (and fathers) could only look on as… » 5/30/07 10:45am 5/30/07 10:45am

"Mommy, It's Getting Hot, Hot, Hot!! In Here"

Sure, they may have an untenable grasp on science lately... but Kansas is stepping back into the realm of logical governance with a bill aimed at fining parents who leave their young kids in the car unattended. Currently, officers in many states have only the options of either yelling at the parents for being morons or … » 2/20/07 3:30pm 2/20/07 3:30pm

Children Should Be Seen and Not Heard: Connecticut Boy Wants Smoking…

Common sense: you shouldn't smoke in the car with anyone who can't stand cigarette smoke. If you have children, you shouldn't smoke in the car when they're in it. That said, you shouldn't let a ten-year-old boy dictate whether you can smoke in the car or not unless the child happens to be in the car with you.… » 2/06/07 8:30pm 2/06/07 8:30pm

Ford's Baby Bold Move: Automaker Closing Seven Children's Day Care…

After yesterday's ginormous $12.7 billion annual loss announcement (and the ensuing declaration of "Big Blue Oval Day" by the press) the Freep's Sarah Webster is all over FoMoCo's recent Bold Move(TM). The embattled Dearborn-based automaker's closing down seven day care centers in three states where Ford facilities are… » 1/26/07 1:13pm 1/26/07 1:13pm

Mommy, Mommy, Mommy, What've I Done? Kid Runs Off in Granny's Escalade

An enterprising five-year-old who got into an argument with his grandmother hopped into her Escalade and took off in search of his mother, driving while standing on the seat (it's unclear how he operated the pedals). After nearly running down a presumably less-monolithic vehicle, a motorist called the boy in to the… » 7/19/06 3:15pm 7/19/06 3:15pm