With 17 deaths already this year, DOT Sec. Foxx urged parents and the public to better protect children because these deaths are "100 percent avoidable." >> Visit www.SaferCar.gov/heatstroke to learn more
Millions of kids are ready for summer fun with family car trips, bike rides with friends and playing on neighborhood streets. Here are some tips to keep them and everyone else safe this time of year.
“The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration received notification from BMW, Chrysler,
Ford, Honda, Mazda, Nissan and Toyota that they are conducting limited regional recalls to
address a possible safety defect involving Takata brand air bag inflators. Today’s action is
influenced by a NHTSA investigation into six reports of air bag inflator ruptures, all of which
occurred in Florida and Puerto Rico. Based on the limited data available at this time, NHTSA
supports efforts by automakers to address the immediate risk in areas that have consistently
hot, humid conditions over extended periods of time. Consumers impacted by the recalls
should have their vehicles serviced promptly once they receive notification from their vehicle
manufacturer. NHTSA remains in close communication with the supplier and automakers to
gather additional data and will take appropriate action based on our findings.”
Education campaign provides consumers and retailers essential information and advice covering the entire life of the tire. NHTSA estimates that each year there are almost 200 fatalities as a result of tire-related crashes. Read More
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