National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Before firefighters put out flames or arrive at an accident scene, they have to drive there and they do so with a truck weighing thousands of pounds through our busy South Florida streets.
After refusing a government request to recall approximately 2.7 million Jeeps at the beginning of June, Chrysler has instead announced that they will comply with the recall because of the calls received from concerned customers.
South Florida drivers who use hands free gadgets to talk on the phone and send text messages or emails from behind the wheel because they think they are a safer alternative could be more distracted and in more danger than if they simply talked on a cell phone, according to a new AAA study.
After refusing to comply with a government request to recall over two million Jeeps on Tuesday, two days later, Chrysler has announced two other recalls, totaling 630,000 vehicles.
The government wants Chrysler to recall about 2.7 million Jeeps for greater risk of tank fire in a rear-end collision, but Chrysler is refusing saying it, “it does not intend to recall the vehicles.”
A fire risk triggered Subaru to issue a wide-reaching recall that encompasses nearly 634,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S.
Honda’s Pilot SUV is being investigated by U.S. safety officials for brake problems.
Honda is recalling nearly 46,000 Odyssey minivans because the rear doors can fall on people unexpectedly, and have on at least two occasions.
Keeping South Florida drivers safe at busy intersections, without the use of controversial red-light cameras, is on the agenda for Miami-Dade County Commissioners Tuesday.
Keeping South Florida drivers safe at busy intersections, without the use of controversial red-light cameras, will be on the agenda for Miami-Dade County Commissioners on Tuesday.