Metra Takes Railroad Safety Program On The RoadMetra says 29 people were killed in accidents involving Metra trains last year.
Deep-Frying A Turkey? Heed These Safety TipsChicago area resident Serafino Alfe ended up at Loyola’s burn center the day before Thanksgiving in 2011, after an accident while deep-frying turkeys for a fundraiser dinner left him with third-degree burns.
WATCH: Do Bicyclists In Chicago Deserve A Bad Rap?CBS 2 cameras spent hours catching the chaos of drivers, bikers and pedestrians on the streets. Chris Martinez reports.
Five Travel Scams To AvoidHere are five of the most common travel scams you need to be on the lookout for when traveling.
List Of Cars Affected By Airbag RecallA defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?
US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags FixedThe inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
How To DIY SafelyFrom simple home repairs to high-scale improvements, DIY projects can provide an enjoyable experience and rewarding results.
Bicycling Is Popular -- Helmets, Not As MuchHelmets can reduce the risk of head injury by as much as 87 percent. But by some estimates only a quarter of all cyclists wear them. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
Authorities Urge Caution Over July 4 HolidayChicago police and fire officials are reminding residents to make safety a priority when celebrating the July 4 holiday.
Are Self-Driving Cars Legal?Autonomous vehicle developers are testing self-driving cars on public streets, but don't expect to buy your own just yet.
Metra Under Federal Scrutiny Following Safety ComplaintsA team of 12 federal investigators will focus on Metra's operations, testing, and training. CBS 2's Courtney Gousman reports.
From Home To Car: The Ultimate Guide To Planning Your Memorial Day WeekendMemorial Day is almost upon us. The holiday marks the beginning of the summer season, and as such, it’s also the beginning of summer vacation for many.
GM Adds 218,000 Chevrolet Aveo Cars To Growing Recall ListThe recall is General Motors' 29th this year, bringing the total number of recalled GM vehicles in the U.S. to around 13.8 million.
GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; 'Major Announcement' From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.
Ultimate Guide To Your Summer Road TripMake the most of your summer with this ultimate guide to road trips.