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General Motors recalls nearly 1,800,000 vehicles because Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports General Motors, LLC is recalling certain 2011-2014 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Silverado 2500, Silverado 3500, Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Sierra 2500, Sierra 3500, Yukon, Yukon XL and 2011-2013 Cadillac Escalade EXT, Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado 1500, and GMC Sierra 1500.

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants, resulting in serious injury or death.

2014 Yukon is one of the vehicles being recalled.

2014 Yukon is one of the vehicles being recalled.

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General Motors recalls nearly 700,000 vehicles because Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports General Motors, LLC is recalling certain 2013 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, and Escalade EXT, Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado 1500, Silverado 2500/3500, Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Sierra 1500, Sierra 2500/3500, Yukon, and Yukon XL vehicles.

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants, resulting in serious injury or death.

2013 Cadillac Escalade is one of the vehicles being recalled.

2013 Cadillac Escalade is one of the vehicles being recalled.

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General Motors recalls over 500,000 vehicles because Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports General Motors, LLC is recalling certain 2009 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Escalade EXT, Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado 1500, Silverado 2500, Silverado 3500, Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Sierra 1500, Sierra 2500, Sierra 3500, Yukon, and Yukon XL vehicles.

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants, resulting in serious injury or death.

Certain 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks are being recalled because the passenger frontal air bag inflator may explode.

Certain 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks are being recalled because the passenger frontal air bag inflator may explode.

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AAA gives Tips for Driving in Freezing Rain, Ice, Snow

 

AAANashville, TN – Ahead of winter storm advisories—and even ice storm warnings—across parts of Tennessee, AAA encourages motorists to prepare their vehicles now for sub-freezing temperatures.

With nearly one-in-five of all vehicle crashes occurring during winter conditions according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), AAA advises motorists to stay off icy and snowy roads, if possible.

Preparation is key for staying safe on roadways during winter weather. (AAA)

Preparation is key for staying safe on roadways during winter weather. (AAA)

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General Motors recalls over 600,000 vehicles because Front Center Seat Belts may not be Secured

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500, 2021 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe and GMC Yukon XL and 2020-2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500 and GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 vehicles.

Certain 2019-2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks are being recalled because seat belt brackets may not be secured to the seat frame in the front-row center seating position.

Certain 2019-2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks are being recalled because seat belt brackets may not be secured to the seat frame in the front-row center seating position.

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AAA Commends NHTSA, DOT on Commitment to Protecting First Responders at the Roadside

 

AAAWashington, D.C.AAA commends Senators Duckworth, Durbin, Fischer and Representative Bustos for their request of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review the effectiveness of Move Over laws.

We are not surprised by the report’s findings that there is a lack of traffic data related to Move Over law violations, low public awareness of laws and a glaring absence of resources available to assist state officials in raising awareness of the laws. 

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Honda recalls over 700,000 vehicles because of possible BCM Software Malfunction

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2018-2020 Accord Sedan, Accord Hybrid, and 2019-2020 Insight vehicles.

Various system malfunctions such as inoperative windshield wipers, defroster, rearview camera, or exterior lighting can increase the risk of a crash.

2020 Honda Accord is one of the models being recalled.

2020 Honda Accord is one of the models being recalled.

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Kia Motors America recalls over 290,000 vehicles due to possible Engine Fire occurring while Driving

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2012-2013 Sorento, 2012-2015 Forte and Forte Koup, 2011-2013 Optima Hybrid, 2014-2015 Soul, and 2012 Sportage vehicles.

An engine compartment fire can occur while driving. An engine compartment fire increases the risk of injury.

2015 Kia Forte is one of the models being recall.

2015 Kia Forte is one of the models being recall.

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report shows 2019 Fatality Data Show continued Annual Decline in Traffic Deaths

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released a preview of 2019 data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System and preliminary estimates for the first half of 2020.  

Alongside the release of the 2019 preview data and 2020 first-half fatality projections, the agency issued two companion reports, Special Report: Examination of the Traffic Safety Environment During the Second Quarter of 2020 and Drug and Alcohol Prevalence in Seriously and Fatally Injured Road Users Before and During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Second Quarter 2020 Projections Show Reduced Overall Fatalities | Trends Toward Risky Driving Behaviors During Public Health Crisis Are Cause for Concern

Second Quarter 2020 Projections Show Reduced Overall Fatalities | Trends Toward Risky Driving Behaviors During Public Health Crisis Are Cause for Concern

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Honda recalls nearly 500,000 vehicles due to Delayed or Inoperative Rearview Camera/FMVSS 111

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Pilot, 2019-2020 Odyssey and 2019-2020 Passport vehicles. Incorrect central network software programming may cause several errors to occur that can delay or prevent the rearview camera image from displaying.

A delayed or inoperative rearview camera display can reduce the driver’s view of what is behind the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

The 2020 Honda Odyssey is one of the models being recalled.

The 2020 Honda Odyssey is one of the models being recalled.

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