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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • GM Switch Complaints Began In '90s, Long Before Cobalt

    By PAUL LIENERT DETROIT — General Motors car owners have been complaining to dealers about defective ignition switches since 1997, years before the automaker launched the Chevrolet Cobalt and other small cars with faulty switches linked to at least...
  • Police: Let professionals handle fireworks

    As the community celebrates the Fourth of July, the Glendale Police Department warns that fireworks are illegal in the hands of residents and should be left to professionals putting on Independence Day displays. Glendale has a ban on all fireworks as do...
  • One more way used car buyers can get used

    One more way used car buyers can get used
    If you're spending your long holiday weekend strolling through used car lots, here's something else to ask your salesman while you're kicking the tires. Is this car under any recalls? You'd think a dealer would have to fix a recall defect on a used...
  • Thumbs Up For New England Drivers

    Thumbs up to New England drivers, who, according to a new ranking from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, are the best behind the wheel in the nation. The top drivers are those in Vermont, with Connecticut coming in a respectable...
  • Police to conduct checkpoint this weekend

    Glendale police will be on the lookout for drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs during a sobriety checkpoint this weekend at an undisclosed intersection. The checkpoint will be held from 6 p.m. Saturday through 2 a.m. Sunday and is being...
  • Honda and others recall nearly 3 million vehicles over air bag flaw

    Honda and others recall nearly 3 million vehicles over air bag flaw
    TOKYO/DETROIT (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co 7267.T and other Japanese automakers on Monday recalled almost 3 million cars with potentially explosive air bags supplied by Takata Corp 7312.T, bringing the total recall so far to about 10.5 million vehicles over...
  • With air bag problem, auto industry breaks annual recall record

    With air bag problem, auto industry breaks annual recall record
    With a massive recall of air bags on Monday, the U.S. auto industry has broken the annual record for safety recalls in less than half a year. Automakers are recalling millions of vehicles to replace defective explosive charges in air bags that can...
  • Auto recalls hit record level in U.S.

    Auto recalls hit record level in U.S.
    With a massive recall involving air bags Monday, the auto industry has broken the U.S. annual record for safety recalls in less than half a year. The problematic part, made by Takata Corp., is used in millions of vehicles made by half a dozen...
  • Petition seeks to block CarMax sales of unrepaired recalled cars

    Nearly a dozen car-safety groups and a U.S. senator are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate CarMax, the biggest seller of used cars nationally. In a petition filed with the FTC Tuesday, the groups allege that CarMax engages in deceptive...
  • New Florida law requires car seats through age 5, making boosters a state mandate

    New Florida law requires car seats through age 5, making boosters a state mandate
    Until this week, Florida was one of only two states in the nation that didn't have a law requiring car seats for kids who'd outgrown baby seats but were still too small for seat belts. But a law -- pushed by advocates for more than a decade -- signed by...
  • Autopsy says Georgia toddler died of hyperthermia, calls it homicide

    Autopsy says Georgia toddler died of hyperthermia, calls it homicide
    A Georgia man is facing murder charges after leaving his 22-month-old son strapped in a car seat in the family's SUV for seven hours on a day last week when temperatures climbed to the high 80s, according to an updated arrest warrant released Wednesday....