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Back-Seat Action

Fido needs to buckle up for his—and your—safety.

Back-Seat Action
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You buckle up for safety (and to avoid tickets); and your dog should follow suit: A survey by AAA found that almost 60 percent of dog owners have driven while distracted by a free-roaming pooch. Curb dangerous driving with these restraints: Roadie Canine Vehicle Restraint This vet-approved, super-strong harness (shown) comes with a strap that attaches to your car’s seat belt system and doubles as a leash during pit stops. ($45 and up; ruffrider.com) Kyjen Outward Hound Car Booster Seat Smaller dogs will love the view from this bucket seat, and an adjustable tether attaches to a harness or collar. ($39; kyjen.com) Firstrax NOZTONOZ Sof-Krate This light, foldable crate has front and top doors, side windows and rounded corners to protect your car’s interior. ($85 and up; amazon.com)