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Ford recalls over 700,000 Vehicles because power steering assist can fail creating a crash risk

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2008-2011 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner vehicles manufactured August 18th, 2006, through September 11th, 2010.

The affected vehicles have a steering torque sensor that may not be able to properly detect driver steering input. As a result, the system could remove the Electric Power Steering (EPS) assist.

2010 Ford Escape is one of the models being recalled by Ford.

2010 Ford Escape is one of the models being recalled by Ford.

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Chrysler recalls over 600,000 Vehicles because switch can overheat causing possible fire hazard

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – Chrysler Group, LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Chrysler Town and Country and Dodge Grand Caravan vehicles manufactured August 25th, 2010, through October 31st, 2013.

The affected vehicles may experience overheating of the vent window switch in the driver’s door armrest.

2014 Chrysler Town and Country is one of the models being recalled by Chrysler.

2014 Chrysler Town and Country is one of the models being recalled by Chrysler.

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Denver Broncos beat Seattle Seahawks in Madden NFL 25 Super Bowl Prediction

 

Peyton Manning Leads Denver to Dramatic Overtime Victory in Super Bowl XLVIII Simulation

EA SPORTS™Redwood, CA – The Electronic Arts Inc. Madden NFL 25 Super Bowl Prediction is calling for Peyton Manning to be the first ever quarterback to lead two different franchises to Super Bowl victories, with the Broncos defeating the Seahawks 31-28 in overtime.

The Madden NFL Super Bowl prediction has correctly forecast 8 of the past 10 Lombardi Trophy winners, and last year accurately called Baltimore’s large lead and San Francisco’s furious comeback with the Ravens hanging on for the win.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol Improves Safety with Grant Programs

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol will continue its commitment to provide increased enforcement, public awareness and reduce the loss of life and property on state roadways through grant programs in 2014. Funding was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and distributed through the Governor’s Highway’s Safety Office (GHSO).

The Sober Up TN Program allows the THP to allocate additional hours for state troopers to patrol the interstates, conduct sobriety checkpoints, perform bar checks and educate the public on the dangers of drinking and driving.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, and the Clarksville Police Department did a sobriety checkpoint and alcohol saturation patrols. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, and the Clarksville Police Department did a sobriety checkpoint and alcohol saturation patrols. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office Sponsors Click It and Ticket Teen Safety Belt Campaign

 

Program to Educate Teens on Importance of Buckling Up

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, 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.

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Toyota recalls over 300,000 Tacoma Access Cab Vehicles because Seat Belt Screws may Loosen over time

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, 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.

2010 Tacoma Access Cab

2010 Tacoma Access Cab

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Tennessee Highway Patrol encourages Back To School Safety

 

The Tennessee Highway PatrolNashville, 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.

School Kids getting on a bus.

School Kids getting on a bus.

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Chrysler recalls over 200,000 Vehicles due to software error that can possibly cause wrong Airbag to Deploy

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, 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).

2013 Dodge Grand Caravan is one of the vehicles included in this recall.

2013 Dodge Grand Caravan is one of the vehicles included in this recall.

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Chrysler recalls over 400,000 vehicles due to Head Restraints possibly not deploying during Rear Impact

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, 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.

The 2013 Chrysler 200 is one of the vehicles being recalled.

The 2013 Chrysler 200 is one of the vehicles being recalled.

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Honda recalls over 140,000 Honda Fits due to possible Window Switch Overheating that could cause a Fire

 

National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationWashington, 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.

2007-2008 Honda Fit recalled.

2007-2008 Honda Fit recalled.

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