MainStreet explains which dashboard warnings should send you to the nearest mechanic the second they light up, and which may be safe to ignore.
Product labels are covered in confusing warnings, and it’s not always clear whether you have cause for concern. Here’s what some common warnings are really trying to tell you.
Kindle maker Amazon applied for a patent on impact protection for portable devices, signalling a potential mobile move.
Macy’s has agreed to pay a $750,000 fine to settle a claim that the chain continued to sell children’s outwear that had been recalled for having drawstrings at the neck.
Want to celebrate Independence Day by blowing stuff up? MainStreet ticks off the states where it is and isn’t legal.
The CPSC is encouraging parents to check out its PoolSafely.gov website, which offers tips for preventing accidents around pools, performing CPR and teaching kids how to swim before Independence Day weekend.
Consumers need to be on the lookout for strollers with defective brakes, sandals that pose a choking hazard and children’s medicine with faulty packaging.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a new strategy on Monday to help ensure safety of imports in response to changes in the worldwide marketplace.
A new study suggests parents should think twice about buying a portable pool this summer.
Want to be safe behind the wheel? These are the models with the fewest driver deaths from 2006 to 2009.