U.S. Investigating Complaints Of Hyundai Sonata Seat Belt FailureU.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the front passenger seat belts can fail in about 313,000 Hyundai midsize cars.
Watch Out For Certified Used Cars With Safety DefectsUnder a new Federal Trade Commission ruling, a dealer can now advertise used cars as certified -- even if it hasn’t fixed a safety problem under a recall notice.
Studies Rank Texas Drivers Among The Worst In the CountryTraffic is bad in some parts of Texas, road construction is bad, but according to some studies the drivers are worse.
U.S. Probes Complaints Of Engine Fires In Tiny Smart CarsU.S. safety regulators are reviewing eight complaints that the engines in tiny Smart Fortwo cars can catch fire.
Study Lists States Where Drivers Are Most DangerousYour holiday road trip is underway. You’ve already navigated the overcrowded I-35 corridor from Dallas to Austin. But it’s not time to breathe a sigh of relief, or even believe that you’re safe.
US Confirms 11th Death Due To Takata Air BagsThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says a 50-year-old woman died Sept. 30 in Riverside County, California.
U.S. Says Air Bag Parts Maker Is Stonewalling, Threatens FinesThe federal government has accused a small air bag parts maker of stonewalling an investigation into a fatal car crash, and threatened a large fine over the lack of cooperation.
Don't Slam The Door: Nissan Versa Air Bags Might InflateThe government is investigating complaints that side air bags on some Nissan Versa small cars can inflate if the driver or passenger doors are slammed to hard.
U.S. Investigates Ford Vehicles For Steering, Door Latch ProblemsTwo Ford Motor Co. models are under investigation by U.S. safety regulators for problems similar to those that have caused nearly 3 million other Ford vehicles to be recalled.
Hyundai Recalls SUVs; Software Flaw May Stop AccelerationHyundai is recalling about 41,000 small SUVs in the U.S. because a software glitch can stop the vehicles from accelerating.
U.S. Wants To Force Lower Speeds On Truck And Bus DriversThe U.S. is seeking to forcibly limit how fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles can travel on the highways. The proposal would impose a nationwide limit on newly made vehicles that weigh more than 26,000 pounds.
Public Awareness Campaign Aims To Prevent Child Heat DeathsPantego police have started a public awareness campaign to prevent child heat deaths in cars by using signs in businesses to ask parents where their kids are.