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Deaths from cars running red lights hit 10-year high, AAA study finds

Deaths from drivers running red lights reached a 10-year high in 2017, according to a new study. The number of people killed when someone plowed through a light reached 939 in 2017, the last full year numbers were available, according to the study by the AAA

Deaths from cars running red lights hit 10-year high, AAA study finds2019-08-29T15:26:57-04:00

Top 5 Worst Intersections in Massachusetts for Car Accidents

Using ten years of Massachusetts Department of Transportation data through 2013, NBC Boston recently determined the five intersections with the highest number of car accidents. They included in their data dings, fender benders, and more serious crashes. The intersection between Columbia Road and the Expressway in Boston

Top 5 Worst Intersections in Massachusetts for Car Accidents2018-06-30T19:49:17-04:00

Takata Acknowledges a Defect in Air Bag Inflators

A recent article has reported that the air bag manufacturer, Takata, has agreed to a national recall of certain types of their driver and passenger side air bag inflators. These air bag inflators were made with a propellant that degraded over time causing ruptures that

Takata Acknowledges a Defect in Air Bag Inflators2019-02-26T08:23:33-04:00

EXPLOSIONS CAUSE MASSIVE TAKATA AIRBAG RECALLS

Nissan has recently increased the number of vehicles recalled in the United States for passenger airbags manufactured by the Japanese-based Takata. The massive airbag recall has affected over two dozen brands of vehicles in the United States. Defective Takata air bags have been the subject

EXPLOSIONS CAUSE MASSIVE TAKATA AIRBAG RECALLS2019-02-26T08:23:47-04:00

Rhode Island man dead after car crash in Somerville

A Rhode Island man was killed in a two car crash on Route 28 in Somerville early Tuesday morning. Massachusetts State Police troopers responded to the crash at the intersection of Route 28 and Mystic Avenue at about 4:35 a.m. One driver from Boston was

Rhode Island man dead after car crash in Somerville2019-02-26T08:24:15-04:00

Honda, Toyota, Nissan recalls millions of vehicals

Toyota, Honda and Nissan are recalling more than 3 million vehicles globally for a problem with passenger-side air bags - the inflator may burst, sending plastic pieces flying. According to a press release from Toyota, 170,000 front passenger airbag inflators across several models are involved

Honda, Toyota, Nissan recalls millions of vehicals2019-02-26T08:24:27-04:00

Driver of bus that struck overpass to face charges

Massachusetts State Police will file criminal charges against the man who was driving a bus that struck an overpass on Soldiers Field Road in February, 2013. Samuel J. Jackson, 67, of Philadelphia faces a criminal charge of negligent operation to endanger and civil violations for

Driver of bus that struck overpass to face charges2019-02-26T08:24:37-04:00

Bell Sports Recalls BMX Helmet

Bell Sports is recalling about 31,100 bicycle helmets (2,500 in Canada) because 'the plastic buckle that connects the chin straps can fail, causing the helmet to come off the wearer's head.' These helmets are not typical of those commonly seen in retail stores. Rather, they

Bell Sports Recalls BMX Helmet2019-02-26T08:24:47-04:00

Chrysler recalls Dodge Challengers V6 for risk of fire

Chrysler has issued a recall for the V6 version of the 2013 Dodge Challenger; the possibility of a wiring harness that could short circuit and lead to a fire. Owners of these V6 Challengers built from November 2012 through January 2013 are being urged to

Chrysler recalls Dodge Challengers V6 for risk of fire2019-02-26T08:24:58-04:00