If you're flush with cash and fickle of mind, driving a luxury vehicle just got a lot easier. A new program lets you skip the commitment and just enjoy the ride. FOX 4 Consumer Reporter Steve Noviello explains how.
On Your Side: Our Trinity Metro experience
Often times there is a story behind the story we show you on TV.
Tonight we looked at a no-replacement policy for annual transit passes if they are lost or stolen. The subject of our story shelled out nearly $1,000 for his annual DART pass and when it went missing he was told it can’t be replaced and his money can’t be refunded.
DART officials went on to say the policy is in line with other transit agencies in North Texas.Read the full article
Save Me Steve: Credit cards, one-ring scams & more
Consumer reporter Steve Noviello joins Good Day to talk about some consumer headlines. MasterCard is now requiring express permission from customers before a merchant can auto-enroll after a free trial. Also, lots of folks look for that "Made In America" seal when buying a product. But what does it really mean? And there are new details about those one-ring phone scams.
LINK: facebook.com/savemesteveRead the full article
Letting babies sleep in car seats when not traveling can be deadly, study finds
For a parent, it's not uncommon to find your baby fast asleep in their car seat when you arrive home. As a way to prevent a little one from waking, some parents will take out the entire car seat and let the baby continue snoozing in it once inside their home.
A study published in the latest issue of Pediatrics, however, warns about the potential dangers of this seemingly innocent practice.
The study examined more than 11,000 infant sleep-related deaths over the past 10 years in the United States and found that 3 percent died in “sitting devices,” such as car seats, strollers, bouncers, swings and other infant seats. Of those deaths, nearly 63 percent happened in car seats involving infants of a median age of 2 months.Read the full article