Can Seats In Your Car Be Deadly In A Crash?If your car is rear-ended, it can be crippling for some drivers and deadly for rear passengers when the front seats collapse and are pushed into the back by the impact of a crash.
Honda Hit With $70M In Fines For Failing To Report Deaths, Injuries To Federal GovernmentHonda was slapped with two $35 million fines Thursday for failing to report deaths, injuries and certain warranty claims to the federal government, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
House Panel: Safety Agency Mishandled GM RecallA report raises serious questions about the NTSA's ability to keep the public safe.
Chrysler: Government Timetable Off For Fixing Recalled Jeep SUV'sThe agency accused Chrysler of moving too slowly to fix up to 2.5 million older Grand Cherokees and Libertys with gas tanks behind the rear axles.
Southland Teen Wins Fight For Back-Up Cameras After Years-Long CampaignPatrick Ivison, now 19, nearly died when he was walking with his mom behind a car that suddenly backed up, pinning him underneath.
General Motors Recalling More Than 300,000 Vans Over Airbag ConcernsThe recall covers vans from the 2009-2014 model years and includes GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express models.
Chrysler Recalls 278K Trucks, SUVs For Rear Axle ProblemChrysler said Thursday that it is recalling 278,000 pickup trucks and SUVs because their rear axles can lock up unexpectedly.
LAPD Conducting Free Child Safety Seat InspectionsThe LAPD's Valley Traffic Division is promoting public awareness of the proper use of child safety seats.
Parents Warned Against Leaving Children Alone In Hot CarsWith temperatures expected to get into the triple digits this week, the Los Angeles Fire Department is ramping up a heat safety campaign to remind parents to never leave a child alone in a hot car.
8,000 Volt Hybrids Recalled For Possible Battery Fire IssuesGeneral Motors wants the owners of 8,000 Chevrolet Volts to bring their cars in to dealers to address possible battery fire issues.
Calif. Bill Targets Rental Cars Subject To RecallsCalifornia lawmakers are taking a step toward enacting what would be the nation's first law forcing rental car companies to pull recalled vehicles off the road.
New Guidelines Say Children Should Ride In Rear-Facing Car Seats Until 2New guidelines for parents say children should ride in rear-facing car seats longer, until they are two-years-old instead of one. And some kids should ride in booster seats until age 12.

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