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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Nissan see auto sales zoom in July

    GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Nissan see auto sales zoom in July
    Automakers posted one of the best months in years for auto sales in July, with General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota and Nissan all reporting big gains. By the time all the numbers are tallied Friday, automakers are expected to have sold around 1.5...
  • Harley-Davidson recalls motorcycles due to ignition problem

    Harley-Davidson recalls motorcycles due to ignition problem
    Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 3,000 motorcycles to fix an ignition switch issue that can cause the bikes to stall and crash, the U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration said on Friday. The U.S. motorcycle maker informed...
  • Spending: what's behind all the recalls

    If you think you've heard more news about recalls lately, you're right. General Motors alone has recalled more than 25 million vehicles since January -- including a highly publicized recall for faulty ignition switches that led to 13 deaths. Not all...
  • Ask Amy: Motorcycle mama won't wear helmet

    Dear Amy: How can I convince my motorcycle-riding mom to wear a helmet? She wears an armored leather jacket and other protective gear, but she says that a helmet is too inconvenient and takes away from the joy of riding. She said that if anything...
  • Social Media Campaign Aims to Prevent Child Deaths in Hot Cars

     
    Children dying in hot cars are gruesome headlines we're unfortunately confronted with every summer. Just a week ago, according to the Los Angeles Times, the 18th child this year in the U.S., a 10-month-old girl in Kansas, died after being......
  • Recall Alert: 2013-2014 Chevrolet Caprice, 2014 Chevrolet SS

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 5,000 model-year 2013-14 Chevrolet Caprice police vehicles manufactured between June 7, 2013, and May 29, 2014, and model-year 2014 SS sedans manufactured between Sept. 13, 2013, and March 4, 2014 The Problem: The windshield...
  • Suzuki calls in 26,000 Daewoo-built Veronas for overheating lights

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Recalls, Safety, Suzuki Suzuki is recalling yet another Daewoo-built model due to possible problems with the daytime running light module in the instrument panel. This time it covers about 25,899 units of the Suzuki Verona from the...
  • Campaign launched to prevent heatstroke deaths of children left in cars

    Campaign launched to prevent heatstroke deaths of children left in cars
    A rash of high-profile heat-related deaths of children left in hot cars has prompted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to launch the “Where’s baby? Look before you lock” public education campaign to highlight the dangers...
  • Under the Hood: Don't use unruly cruise control

    Q: The answer to this may be the same as the answer to the column of Saturday, July 12, 2014, "Cruise control unreliable." My cruise control will be set at 62 mph and I will find myself flying down the road at 70 or 75. It will run at 62 for awhile and...
  • Recall Alert: 2015 Hyundai Sonata

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 5,700 model-year 2015 Hyundai Sonata sedans manufactured between April 25, 2014, and June 16, 2014 The Problem: Due to a manufacturing error, one or both of the front brake calipers may fracture, reducing brake effectiveness...
  • Infographic: Sobering Stats on Summer Driving Dangers

     
    With a population of nearly 13 million people, Illinois is the fifth-largest state in the U.S., but according to figures from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, if those who admitted in surveys to driving drunk ??? all 17 million......