When it comes to picking a car, safety is usually pretty high up on the list of requirements for consumers. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the following 11 new car models made it to the top of the list in their respective categories (based on the 2008 vehicle make):

Your most precious cargo requires extra safety steps. When driving with infants or young children in your vehicle, you'll want to make sure you administer the following safety practices that many parents don't always consider:

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With the auto industry rapidly changing, and many automakers finally going the hybrid route, lots of drivers are opting to keep their current vehicle for one more year to see what 2010 will have in store. If you're part of the growing trend of people holding out for a 2010 car purchase, know that you can make it a good year for your current ride and your insurance rate via the following maintenance and efficiency tips:

It's amazing how taking one little step — like comparing your current car insurance rate against the rates from over 30 top Canadian insurance companies by doing just one quote at InsuranceHotline.com — can lead to saving hundreds, even thousands, of dollars annually. This free, quick and easy step can turn into great car-cost savings.

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You've packed your bags, booked time off work, and are ready to hop in the car and travel to spend time with friends and family for the holidays. But have you ever wondered if your car insurance will protect you out of province?