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Documents Show Another Delayed GM Recall

General Motors recalled a small number of Pontiac G6 midsize cars to fix a faulty brake light system in 2009, yet waited more than five years to call back over 2 million other cars with the same system.

05/30/2014

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AAA Offers Safety Tips For Driving In The Rain After Accidents Doubled During Slick Conditions

According to the California Highway Patrol, more than 100 accidents happened on the roads Wednesday night – double the amount during the same time period last week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2014

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Toyota Recalls 242K Prius, Lexus Hybrids With Brake Woes

Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it is recalling about 242,000 of its Prius and Lexus hybrid vehicles due to problems with their braking systems.

06/05/2013

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Volvo Device Automatically Slams The Brakes When It Spots Pedestrians, Cyclists In Car’s Path

Volvo has unveiled a new cutting-edge device that automatically slams the brakes when it spots and identifies pedestrians and cyclists in a vehicle’s pathway.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/05/2013

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Subaru, Honda Recall Vehicles Due To Brake Issues

Subaru of America is recalling three of its car models and Honda Motor Co. is recalling some motorcycles, all because the brakes can malfunction.

12/05/2011

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Red Line Passengers Smell Smoke And Find Out Those Are The Brakes

Red Line passengers getting off a train in Universal City Tuesday reported smelling smoke in the tunnel as they passed under the Hollywood Hills, according to authorities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/17/2011

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