Program to Educate Teens on Importance of Buckling Up
Nashville, TN – Each year, dozens of Tennessee teens die in traffic crashes and many of those are not wearing safety belts. Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers.
The Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) wants to help save lives by encouraging more teens to wear their safety belts. The GHSO is partnering with State Farm Insurance, Jackson Area Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (JACOA) and four Tennessee high schools to sponsor a program called Click It AND Ticket.
Toyota recalls over 300,000 Tacoma Access Cab Vehicles because Seat Belt Screws may Loosen over time
Washington, D.C. – Toyota is recalling certain model year 2005-2010 Tacoma Access Cab vehicles manufactured September 14th, 2004, through March 29th, 2010; and model year 2011 Tacoma Access Cab vehicles manufactured July 1st, 2010, through September 7th, 2011.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Tracy Trott is reminding motorists to exercise an abundance of caution in neighborhoods and around school zones during the upcoming 2013-2014 school year. State Troopers will target speeders, distracted drivers and those who disregard stopped school buses that are loading and unloading children.
State Troopers issued 5,247 citations in school zones during the 2012-2013 school year. That’s up from 3,856 citations issued in 2011-12. Last year’s citations included 759 speeding violations and two citations for passing a stopped school bus.
Chrysler recalls over 200,000 Vehicles due to software error that can possibly cause wrong Airbag to Deploy
Washington, D.C. – Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2013 Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, and RAM C/V Tradesman vehicles manufactured May 10th, 2012, through June 7th, 2013.
A software error may result in the opposite side airbags deploying from the collision point (a left side impact would deploy the right side airbags and vice versa).
Chrysler recalls over 400,000 vehicles due to Head Restraints possibly not deploying during Rear Impact
Washington, D.C. – Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Sebring and 200 vehicles manufactured June 28th, 2011, through December 13th, 2012; model year 2011-2013 Dodge Avenger vehicles manufactured June 25th, 2011, through January 14th, 2013; model year 2011-2012 Dodge Nitro vehicles manufactured June 17th, 2011, through December 15th, 2011; and model year 2011-2012 Jeep Liberty vehicles manufactured June 17th, 2011, through August 15th, 2012.
Electrical over-stress of a resistor in the occupant restraint control module may lead to the non-deployment of the active head restraints during a rear impact collision.
Honda recalls over 140,000 Honda Fits due to possible Window Switch Overheating that could cause a Fire
Washington, D.C. – Honda is re-recalling certain model year 2007-2008 Fit vehicles covered under previous recall 10V-033. The remedy applied in this earlier recall may have been insufficient.
In the affected vehicles, over time, the plastic cover may separate from the master power window switch allowing water to enter the driver’s window and reach the master power window switch. If the master power window switch is damaged as a result of the water intrusion, overheating and failure of the switch may result.
Chrysler recalls over 1.5 million Vehicles due to possible Fuel Tank Failure that may result in a Fire
Washington, D.C. – Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty vehicles.
The fuel tanks in these vehicles are at risk of failure and leakage in certain rear impacts.
General Motors recalls nearly 200,000 vehicles due to possible Short Circuit that could lead to a Fire
Washington, D.C. – General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT and GMC Envoy XL and 2006-2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Buick Rainier, SAAB 9-7X, and Isuzu Ascender vehicles.
Fluid may enter the driver’s door module, causing corrosion that could result in a short in the circuit board.
Washington, D.C. – Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Jeep Wrangler vehicles equipped with a 3.6L engine and an automatic transmission and manufactured January 23rd, 2011, through February 23rd, 2013.
The power steering line may contact and wear a hole in the transmission oil cooler line resulting in a loss of transmission fluid.
Kia recalls over 600,000 vehicles due to stop lights failing to illuminate, inability to disengage cruise control
Washington, D.C. – Kia Motors Corporation (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2007-2010 Rondo and Sportage, model year 2007-2011 Sorento, model year 2007 Sedona, model year 2010-2011 Soul, and model year 2011 Optima vehicles.
The stop lamp switch in the affected vehicles may malfunction.
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