Continued from page 1

Spectators can view the antique vehicles on display from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with winners chosen by popular vote of those attending.

Red-light running getting worse

High red-light violation rates have been recorded at busy intersections with the rate of red-light running increasing at peak travel times, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Red-light running causes about 800 fatalities each year, and about half the people killed aren’t the violators. An additional 165,000 people are estimated to be injured in red-light running each year. Cameras reduce violators, thus preventing collisions, the institute reports.

Protect yourself against whiplash

The August issue of Consumer Reports magazine looks at why many vehicles don’t adequately protect against whiplash injuries.

One of the magazine’s specialists offers advice on how to properly position head restraints and the best ways to prevent whiplash.

Visit www.consumer for more information. The site includes a graphic about the correct way to adjust head restraints for safety.

Mail items of interest to Auto Notes, care of Bill O’Brien, The Washington Times Copy Desk, 3600 New York Ave. NE, Washington, D.C., 20002, or e-mail to The deadline is 5 p.m. on the Monday before the date of publication.