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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • Faulty air bags prompt massive alert

    Faulty air bags prompt massive alert
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a rare alert to the drivers of more than 4.7 million vehicles with faulty air bags, which may fail to deploy in a crash or explode before any collision. The federal agency asked owners of the...
  • 'This pipeline is not a done deal'

    'This pipeline is not a done deal'
    More than 100 people, concerned about a proposed natural gas pipline that would run through Northampton County, packed a meeting to ask representatives of several environmental groups questions about their property rights, the health risks of living...
  • Recall Alert: 2015 Acura TLX

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 200 model-year 2015 Acura TLX sedans manufactured between Aug. 26 and Sept. 20, and equipped with all-wheel drive The Problem: Incorrect values for the gross vehicle weight rating and gross axle weight rating, front and rear,...
  • Recall Alert: 2013-2014 GM Sedans, SUVs, Pickup Trucks, Vans

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 100,000 model-year 2013-14 GM vehicles, including Cadillac CTS sedans, Escalade and Escalade ESV SUVs; Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe SUVs, Express vans, Impala sedans, Silverado heavy-duty pickup trucks and Traverse crossovers;...
  • Recall Alert: 2008 Mazda Tribute Hybrid

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 400 model-year 2008 Mazda Tribute Hybrid crossovers manufactured between Oct. 10, 2006, and May 23, 2008 The Problem: The coolant pump for the hybrid system may fail, resulting in the hybrid electronics overheating. This could...
  • Recall Alert: 2011-2013 Jeep Wrangler

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 313,000 model-year 2011-13 Jeep Wrangler SUVs manufactured between Feb. 16, 2010, and July 19, 2013 The Problem: Corrosion in the exterior heated power mirror electrical connector may result in an electrical short,...
  • Recall Alert: 2011-2014 Chrysler Sedans; Dodge Sedans and SUVs, Jeep SUVs

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 435,000 model-year 2011-14 Chrysler 300 sedans, Dodge Charger and Challenger sedans, and Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs, all manufactured between June 17, 2010, and Dec. 23, 2013, and equipped with a 3.6-liter...
  • Lake County deputies enforcing ban on texting and driving next week

    Lake County deputies enforcing ban on texting and driving next week
    Starting on Sunday, anyone who decides to take their eyes off the road while they’re driving and instead check their text messages needs to be prepared to suffer the consequences in Lake County. Texting and driving is a motor vehicle violation...
  • Embattled General Motors general counsel Millikin to retire

    General Motors said its general counsel, Michael Millikin, will retire early next year. Millikin, the top legal officer at the automaker, has come under intense scrutiny for the way his department handled death and injury claims for a defective ignition...
  • Kia Sedona del 2015

    Kia Sedona del 2015
    Este año se cumple el 20 aniversario de Kia Motors en el mercado de Estados Unidos, y la automotriz Coreana lo ha celebrado con varios lanzamientos. Uno de ellos, el Kia Sedona, ya en su tercera generación, busca reforzar el nivel del minivan y...
  • Heads up: Sunflower seeds could help drivers stay alert

    Heads up: Sunflower seeds could help drivers stay alert
    Q: I've read in your column that some people eat sunflower seeds to stay awake when they drive. This works, and I have proved it. I was a researcher at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for 20 years, studying drowsy driving, among other...