Vehicle Equipment Defect

Last November, regulators at the NHTSA issued a nationwide recall for driver- and passenger-side Takata airbags that contain certain types of defective inflators. That recall reportedly has affected about 19 million vehicles in the U.S. Nearly one year later, regulators may now be on the verge...

[caption id="attachment_1645" align="alignright" width="280"] The dismal progress of the Takata airbag recall announced in Nov. 2014 has led the NHTSA to set up a meeting this fall to develop a better plan for moving forward, a Phoenix personal injury attorney explains.[/caption] About 23.4 million defective Takata...

This past week, regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that they were imposing a $105 million fine on Fiat Chrysler for its failure to notify them, the public and dealers about a potentially deadly vehicle equipment defect. [caption id="attachment_1624" align="alignright" width="289"] The...

[caption id="attachment_1026" align="alignright" width="300"] By using a penny, you can quickly and easily decipher if your tires have sufficient tread. Use this penny test regularly, and get new tires if your tires lack sufficient tread.[/caption] Checking the tread on your tires – especially before the winter...

[caption id="attachment_778" align="alignright" width="300"] Toyota has recalled some Prius and Lexus vehicles due to reports that the problems with the braking system could result in slower braking reaction times.[/caption] Toyota has recently issued a massive international recall on certain models of its Prius and Lexus vehicles...

[caption id="attachment_762" align="alignright" width="300"] Toyota has recently announced that it will be voluntarily recalling more than 240,000 Prius and Lexus hybrid vehicles as a result of defects with their braking systems.[/caption] The Toyota Motor Corporation has recently announced that it will be voluntarily recalling more than...