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Defective Rear View Cameras Lead To Major Ford Recall

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Ford has recalled nearly one million vehicles after learning that the backup cameras in the impacted units can fail. Because the potential for visibility problems can increase due to this issue, regulators have warned drivers that accident risks can also increase.  In the recall announcement, Ford stated that the 2020 Ford F-Series trucks as well …

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Brake Issue, Accident Risks Behind Large Volvo Truck Recall

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Volvo has recalled more than 15,000 trucks after learning of a brake issue that can increase the truck accident risk for drivers.  According to the firm, impacted vehicles include the 2020 and 2021 VAH, VHD, VNL, and VNR trucks.  In the impacted vehicles, the die-cast pedal plates have vulnerable attachment points. Over time and use, …

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Driver, Child Injured In Single-Car Accident Were Not Wearing Seat Belt

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An accident that happened on State Route 411 on Sunday sent two people to the hospital, Washington State Patrol officials told reporters. One of the victims was an 8-year-old girl who did not have her seat belt on at the time of the accident.  Officials did not disclose the severity of the injuries. According to …

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With I-5 Bridge Closure, Officials Launch Distracted Driving Patrols

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As the I-5 Bridge remains under construction in Vancouver, Washington, law enforcement officials are increasing their distracted driving patrols.  Giving continuity to the Target Zero patrols, officials from the Clark County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), the Vancouver Police Department (VPD), and the Washington State Patrol (WSP) targeted the region, conducting stops and reminding drivers that phone …

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WSP Troopers: Speed Is Still A Problem Despite Wildfires And Smoke

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As the COVID-19 lockdowns kept a great number of Washingtonians away from the road, Washington State Patrol troopers warned that drivers were still driving too fast, ignoring speed limits. Now that Washington, Oregon, and California residents all deal with the wildfires and their backlash, troopers are warning of limited visibility. In order to avoid accidents, …

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After A Dozen Of Fires, Hyundai Kia Expands Auto Recall

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After at least 12 reported auto fires, the Hyundai Kia Automotive Group expanded a previous recall, adding 180,000 units to the list of defective vehicles. The firm explained that an electrical malfunction could expose car owners and passengers to fire-related personal injury and property damage and is now urging car owners to park their cars …

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Fiat Chrysler Recalls Ram Vehicles To Prevent Fires, Accidents

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling thousands of its Ram pickup trucks in the United States over an oil issue that could increase the risk of auto accidents and fires, the firm stated.  According to the automaker, its 2019 and 2020 Ram 3500, 4500, and 5500 models come with engine computers that do not provide enough …

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