Automotive Safety

Auto accidents in the winter – Joseph Swartz

Nearly 2000 people die and over 135,000 people are injured each year due to car accidents on icy and snowy roads. Car and auto accidents are among the leading causes of death and injuries in the United States. If

2021-10-25T09:31:53-04:00December 18, 2020|

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

2021-10-25T09:28:05-04:00January 22, 2017|

Takata Acknowledges a Defect in Air Bag Inflators

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

2021-04-16T06:16:08-04:00June 1, 2015|


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 airbags have been the subject

2021-04-16T13:59:47-04:00November 17, 2014|

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

2021-04-16T05:54:53-04:00April 24, 2013|

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 airbags - 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

2021-04-16T05:46:47-04:00April 11, 2013|
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