Vehicle Equipment Defects

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...

If a part on your car is recalled by vehicle manufacturers, these companies are now required to include new, eye-catching labels on mailed to notices, according to a recent announcement from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). [caption id="attachment_1251" align="alignright" width="300"] New mandatory recall labels...

[caption id="attachment_1029" align="alignright" width="300"] Are you checking your tires’ tread regularly? If not, you can use these simple tests to accurately check the tread on your tires.[/caption] Continuing from Preventing Tire Blowouts: How to Check Your Tire’s Tread (Part 1), the following provides some basic instructions...

[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...