This is a reading comprehension about how Newton's Laws of Motion relate to car safety. It is aligned to 7th-grade essential standards - forces and motion. The article is written in friendly and engaging language, and provides many real-life, relevant connections and examples. It is about a page and a half and includes about a page and a half of standards-aligned comprehension and analyses questions. The article can be used for literacy groups, individual DEAR or homework reinforcement.