06/19/2012 02:46 pm ET

Summer Travel With Pets: How To Travel Safely With The Family Pet

Although driving without securing a small child in a car seat is illegal in all 50 states, only New Jersey bans pets from riding unrestrained in cars. What's worse: animal restraints—specifically those for dogs—are not widely used, even though pet travel has increased 300 percent since 2005. 

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