Auto Safety

Toyota Recalls 280K SUVs Over Personal Injury Risk

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Toyota is recalling nearly 300,000 SUVs over air bag wiring issues that could increase the risk of personal injury.  According to the firm, the Venza SUVs from the 2009 through 2015 year models come with side-door airbags whose wires can rub against a grommet in the door. Over time, the damage can cause the airbag …

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Nissan Recalls Infiniti Models After Engine Stall Reports, Accident

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Nissan is recalling several vehicles over engine management software issues that could lead to an engine stall. Because this problem can lead to accidents, the firm decided to launch the recall promptly.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the engine control module (ECM) in the impacted vehicles can go into limp-mode after a …

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Drowsy Teenager Behind The Wheel Causes Rollover Crash On Highway 243

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Drowsy driving has become an issue across the country. In Washington state, officials just reported a rollover accident involving a driver who reportedly fell asleep on the wheel. According to the reports, the driver was a 13-year-old boy driving two adults. All occupants were taken to the hospital following the crash.  According to the official …

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GM Recalls Vehicles Over Seat Belt Failure That Increases Risk Of Personal Injury

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General Motors (GM) is recalling several new Cadillac, Chevrolet, and GMC vehicles over issues with the seat belts that can increase the risk of personal injury.  According to the report, the third rows in the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe, Cadillac Escalade, and GMC Yukon vehicles come with backseat outboard seat belts that may not …

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Regulators Investigate Toyota RAV4 SUVs After Reports Of Engine Fires

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Toyota is under fire following at least 11 complaints of auto fires reported to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). According to the regulatory agency, officials opened a probe to look into the engine fires associated with 2013 through 2018 Toyota RAV4 models. At least 1.9 million vehicles could be affected if regulators find …

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Google’s Car Accident Detection Tech Helps Save Life

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A car accident detection technology created by Google helped to save a victim of a tractor accident, news outlets report. According to the victim himself, he was driving his Bobcat loader tractor when he accidentally stumbled into a pit, plunging towards it and becoming stuck. While trapped in the vehicle and unconscious for several minutes, …

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Experts: Carry These Items In Your Car During Winter To Survive

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During winter time, it is important to keep in mind that snowstorms can often hit unexpectedly. Being prepared is the best way to stay safe. But what does it mean to be prepared?  Experts argue that when driving through snow, motorists should always have a winter car survival kit in their vehicle. This kit will …

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