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10 Car Accessories That Could Be Dangerous

A car is an extension of the person driving it. And if you want to make your car as unique as you are, there are an almost infinite number and variety of add-ons. But which accessories could be hazardous?

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  • What makes certain car accessories unsafe (or even illegal)?

    What makes certain car accessories unsafe (or even illegal)?

    From cuts and bruises to more serious injuries, many bad things can happen to the human body, and unfortunately, many of these can take place in a car. It's the job of manufacturers, governments and consumers' common sense to ensure that they don't. See more »

  • (Potentially) Unsafe Car Accessories Quiz

    (Potentially) Unsafe Car Accessories Quiz

    From tinting your windows or installing a lift kit to looking up directions, there are a number of ways you can turn your car into a dangerous weapon. How much do you know about vehicle add-ons that may be hazardous? Take our quiz to find out! See more »

  • 10 Amazing Car Security Systems

    10 Amazing Car Security Systems

    Just like any other expensive asset, a car brings with it a secondary cost -- the risk of theft. Thankfully, today's modern security systems run the gamut; read on to learn about 10 of them. See more »

  • 10 Car Accessories That Could Be Dangerous

    10 Car Accessories That Could Be Dangerous

    A car is an extension of the person driving it. And if you want to make your car as unique as you are, there are an almost infinite number and variety of add-ons. But which accessories could be hazardous? See more »

  • Are you ready to compete in a car audio competition?

    Are you ready to compete in a car audio competition?

    Think engines are the only things car enthusiasts push to the limits? Think again. There are car audio competitions that pit stereos and speakers against one another to determine whose setup produces the best sound of all. Does your sound system have what it takes? See more »

  • Car Audio Quiz

    Car Audio Quiz

    You don't have to spend thousands to get a killer car stereo, unless you want to, that is. But you have to know your stuff. Take our quiz to see if you're an expert in the inner workings of car audio. See more »

  • Is a tracking and recovery system for your car worth the cost?

    Is a tracking and recovery system for your car worth the cost?

    So you've decided to get a security system for car and have no idea where to start. Perhaps you're even thinking of a tracking a recovery system. But are they worth the cost? See more »

  • Should you lower or lift it?

    Should you lower or lift it?

    If you like to clown and dump your ride, you may prefer lowering your vehicle and showing off its hydraulics. If you like it locked up, you may lean toward lifting it high. Aside from the lowrider slang, what else is there to know about lowered and lifted cars? See more »

  • The Ultimate Car Security Quiz

    The Ultimate Car Security Quiz

    GPS tracking, vehicle identification numbers and the President's armored limo: How much do you know about today's high-tech car security systems? See more »

  • Thief-proofing Your Car Quiz

    Thief-proofing Your Car Quiz

    Forewarned is forearmed, and in the case of a car purchase, you should know the statistics. They can help you decide what works for your family and you'll have an idea of what to watch for. Take our quiz to find out how much you know about car theft! See more »

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