There is never a good time to suffer a blow to the head, as this can result in serious injury, such as a concussion.
Representatives with the Center for Auto Safety (CAS) have petitioned the Naitonal Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to order Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. to release previously sealed documents. They're hoping that by requesting that the records be made public, it will make it easier for victims affected by their allegedly defective tires to file lawsuits for damages in their products liability cases.
Like most people, there's a good chance you spend a good amount of time behind the wheel of your car. While you assume your vehicle will keep you safe at all times, you never know what could happen when you hit the road.
2018 may have just started, but some new auto models are already being recalled for serious safety hazards. It's important for those who have purchased these cars to know the risks they face.
Vehicles can be defective for numerous reasons. A design defect means it will never be safe, even when assembled properly. A manufacturing defect means mistakes were made during assembly that compromised an otherwise safe design.
Every component of your vehicle is essential to it running in the intended manner. However, some systems are more important to your safety than others. The brakes in your vehicle are a safety critical system.
When you buy tires for your vehicle, most people never think twice about safety. In fact, since the tires are new, they assume that they'll be completely safe when cared for in the appropriate manner.
The dashboard on contemporary cars do a lot more than provide you with the time, temperature outside or information about how well your car's systems are functioning. They now can allow you to stream music from online sources, get driving directions and maps to help you commute between locations, or help you manage your call log or send text messages.
Statistics recently released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) suggest that at least 30 percent of all cars operating on United States roadways are doing so in ill repair.
Long before safety and crash testing started regularly being performed on cars, it wasn't uncommon for a car's roof and support beams to come crashing down during a rollover accident.