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A Ticking Time Bomb Sits Two Feet From Your Heart

It’s an event seared into the fabric of American history.

When Timothy McVeigh walked away from the flatbed Ryder truck he’d rented four days prior, it was with every intent to kill. Nearly 4,800 pounds of ammonium nitrate, a powerful and unstable explosive used in the mining industry, lay dormant in the back. As he tossed […]

January Product Safety Recalls & Takata Airbag Update

It’s a brand new year with brand new recalls! Let’s start 2018 on a safe note by staying informed on the latest safety recalls issued by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. Also, check out the latest on the massive Takata Airbag Recall. 
HP Recalls Batteries for Notebook Computers and Mobile Workstations Due to Fire […]

Product Safety Recalls: Polaris, MixBin, BRIO, Laura Ashley, & a Takata Airbag Update

Check these product recall notices to be sure you and the people you know can stay safe and informed.
POLARIS recalls General Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles due to crash hazard.
Recall Date: August 22, 2017
Recall Number: 17-763

Recall Details: GENERAL recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVS)

Hazard: Inconsistent tire pressure information can result in improperly-inflated tires, which poses a crash hazard.

Recall Description: […]

Important Recalls: Sabrett Hotdogs, Honda Accord and Takata Air Bags

Although most consumer products are tested for safety, no process is perfect.  Unsafe products can and do make their way to market all the time.  When these defective products are discovered, a recall is often issued.  This week’s recalls are – Sabrett Hotdogs which could cause oral injury, Honda Accord battery defect that could trigger […]

Urgent Vehicle Recalls Spring 2017

This post is in response to multiple urgent vehicle recalls announced in the past few weeks. If you own a Ford, Lincoln, Honda, or Acura, please read below for more information about these dangerous recalls. One of these recalls is in light of a recent update in the Takata airbag recall.
Engine Fire Hazard in Ford […]

Airbag Recall Update | Takata pleads guilty to fraud

The Takata airbag recall now affects 42 million vehicles worldwide. The LA Times recently referred to it as “the largest automotive recall in U.S. history.” As you may know, these faulty airbag inflators can cause airbags to explode, shooting shrapnel into drivers and passengers. Last week, Takata Corp. pleaded guilty to a criminal charge for a […]

Airbag Recall Alert: Is Your Car Safe?

Takata airbags installed in millions of U.S. vehicles across over 30 brands are now subject to a massive recall. Affected vehicles may contain defective, potentially deadly airbag inflators.

Last month, a 17-year-old from Texas died in a low-speed collision when the Takata airbag inflator inside the steering wheel exploded and launched shrapnel straight at her. Unfortunately, […]

Drive an older car? Beware of the exploding ARC inflator.

An exploding airbag incident has recently triggered another auto safety investigation, potentially affecting millions of cars. ARC Automotive Inc. is under investigation after a woman was killed by an exploding ARC inflator. The ARC inflator ruptured and sent metal shrapnel into the passenger cabin, killing the Canadian woman earlier this month. The woman was driving a […]

Does Your Car Have a Recalled Takata Faulty Airbag?

Recall of faulty air bags continues to plague the auto industry.  This recall involves as many as 69 million inflators in the U.S.

Toyota, Volkswagen, Fiat, Chrysler and Mitsubishi continue to sell new cars with faulty air bag inflators manufactured by the Japanese company, Takata Corp. Recently, I blogged about this worldwide recall, and its impact […]

June 10th, 2016|Takata Airbag Recall, Uncategorized|0 Comments