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Car Recalled? NHTSA Lets You Know

Tag Archives: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Car Recalled? NHTSA Lets You Know

Staying safe on the road means more than driving at the speed limit and practicing defensive driving — it also means knowing your car. Proper tire inflation and regular oil changes are good, but how do you know if your car has been recalled for a serious defect? The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA)… Read More »

Stay Safe: Counterfeit Automobile Airbag Alert

Car air bags can spare a life or save a driver or passenger from serious injury.  But what happens if the airbag itself is dangerous? Research in recent years led to new advisories for car owners about the proper positioning and use of airbags with children. In October, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)… Read More »

Motorcycle Accidents in New Jersey: Frequent and Fatal

A 20-year-old motorcycle passenger died after a July 2012 collision on the Garden State Parkway. In October 2012, two off-duty Pemberton Township firefighters were killed when thrown from a motorcycle. The small size, great gas mileage and fun that motorcycles provide attract riders looking for an economical and interesting way to get around. But motorcycles… Read More »

T-E-X-T-I-N-G: K-I-L-L-S

Distracted driving is a leading cause of automobile accidents in the United States.  Emerging as a fundamental factor in driver error, attention to the road decreases as ownership of mobile communication devices soars.  In New Jersey, texting while driving is against the law. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports disturbing distracted driving statistics… Read More »