Automotive Safety

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

Driver of bus that struck overpass to face charges2021-04-16T07:59:19-04:00

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,

Bell Sports Recalls BMX Helmet2021-04-16T12:33:30-04:00

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

Chrysler recalls Dodge Challengers V6 for risk of fire2022-03-16T02:54:21-04:00

Honda RECALL: Brake Malfunction

Honda is voluntarily recalling 182,800 vehicles due to an electronic stability system malfunction, according to a statement from the automaker.   Affected vehicles are 101,000 Honda Pilot crossovers, 60,000 Acura MDX SUVs and 21,000 Acura RL sedans, all from model-year 2005; 800 model-year 2006 Acura

Honda RECALL: Brake Malfunction2021-04-16T13:40:21-04:00

Child Safety Seats Recommended to be Rear-Facing until Age Two

For many years, parents have been told that they could switch their rear-facing car seats to forward-facing car seats for their infants after the age of one and a weight of at least 20 pounds. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the National Highway

Child Safety Seats Recommended to be Rear-Facing until Age Two2021-04-16T14:30:19-04:00
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