Senators Push National Recall of Takata Airbags
Nov24

Senators Push National Recall of Takata Airbags

AP News – Senators Ed Markey and Richard Blumenthal spoke before a Senate committee hearing on the dangers of Takata Corp. airbags following a recent string of deployment-related deaths. (Nov. 20) The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and...

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Potentially deadly airbag recall reaches millions
Nov20

Potentially deadly airbag recall reaches millions

The owners of nearly five million vehicles with a potentially deadly airbag defect are being urged to bring them in for repairs. So far, more than 11 million vehicles worldwide have been recalled. Jeff Glor...

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What to Do: Car Sinking in Water, Only Seconds to React
Sep23

What to Do: Car Sinking in Water, Only Seconds to React

Demonstration shows the right moves to make if your car is sinking under water.

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How to Handle a Tire Blowout
Sep16

How to Handle a Tire Blowout

When experiencing a tire blowout, the key is to keep your cool, and to maintain control at all times. Step 1: Stay cool Ignore your natural instinct to hit the brakes or jerk the steering wheel when you have a blowout. Step 2: Accelerate slightly Accelerate slightly to maintain control of the vehicle. Keep going straight. Tip: Hold the steering wheel firmly with both hands at 10 o’clock and two o’clock on the wheel to...

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Accident Avoidance Systems Decoded: New Car Safety Features
Sep12

Accident Avoidance Systems Decoded: New Car Safety Features

You can hardly believe that your baby is old enough to drive. It’s one thing to muster the confidence to trust them on the open road, but when it comes to trusting other drivers on the road, that’s another story. While you’ve done all you can to help your teen learn to drive defensively, there’s really only so much you can do. Luckily for parents, auto manufacturers are including more high-tech safety features...

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Chrysler confronts safety concerns
Aug31

Chrysler confronts safety concerns

An electrical component found in millions of Chrysler’s vehicles is generating problems for owners. The “Totally Integrated Power Module,” or TIPM, is a vehicle’s nerve center. Failures can be as serious as airbag non-deployment or unintended acceleration. Jeff Pegues...

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Hot Car Safety Device
Aug25
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Parking/Backing Safety Tip
Aug17

Parking/Backing Safety Tip

Learn techniques for parking or backing to minimize risks of colliding with other vehicles.

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