July 27, 2010 at 1:45 AM EST - Updated June 21 at 4:01 PM
Rik Paul is the Automotive Editor of Consumer Reports, a magazine known for its ratings of products and services and for its consumer investigations. Each week on The News Now, Consumer Reports showcases a unique mix of expert, independent product testing, survey research, investigative journalism and consumer advocacy.
Monday, Paul discussed how and how not to pack your car when going on vacation. Paul said how you pack your car could mean the difference between life and death. Read Paul's tips on how to avoid potential injury in the August 2010 issue of Consumer Reports Magazine or online at www.ConsumerReports.org.
Next week on The News Now, Consumer Report's editor-in-chief, Kim Kleman discusses places to buy appliances.