National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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House Panel: Safety Agency Mishandled GM Recall

A report raises serious questions about the NTSA’s ability to keep the public safe.

09/17/2014

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Chrysler: Government Timetable Off For Fixing Recalled Jeep SUV’s

The 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.

07/17/2014

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Southland Teen Wins Fight For Back-Up Cameras After Years-Long Campaign

Patrick Ivison, now 19, nearly died when he was walking with his mom behind a car that suddenly backed up, pinning him underneath.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/31/2014

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General Motors Recalling More Than 300,000 Vans Over Airbag Concerns

The recall covers vans from the 2009-2014 model years and includes GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express models.

03/18/2014

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Chrysler Recalls 278K Trucks, SUVs For Rear Axle Problem

Chrysler said Thursday that it is recalling 278,000 pickup trucks and SUVs because their rear axles can lock up unexpectedly.

02/15/2013

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LAPD Conducting Free Child Safety Seat Inspections

The LAPD’s Valley Traffic Division is promoting public awareness of the proper use of child safety seats.

CBS Los Angeles–09/18/2012

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Parents Warned Against Leaving Children Alone In Hot Cars

With 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.

07/09/2012

2011 Chevy Volt

8,000 Volt Hybrids Recalled For Possible Battery Fire Issues

General Motors wants the owners of 8,000 Chevrolet Volts to bring their cars in to dealers to address possible battery fire issues.

01/06/2012

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Calif. Bill Targets Rental Cars Subject To Recalls

California 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.

04/06/2011

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New Guidelines Say Children Should Ride In Rear-Facing Car Seats Until 2

New 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.

03/21/2011

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Chrysler Issues 3 Separate Recalls For Nearly 150K Trucks, SUVs

Chrysler recalled nearly 150,000 trucks and SUVs on Thursday to address problems including steering, air bag issues and the potential for trucks to stall.

12/30/2010

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