Nearly 900 children died of heatstroke since 1998, because they were left or became trapped in a hot car.
NHTSA is making it easier for any employee or contractor of a motor vehicle manufacturer, part supplier, or dealership to provide whistleblower information.
Risky driving behaviors including failure to wear a seatbelt, speeding, and drinking identified as contributing factors.
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Takata Air Bags
19 automakers, approximately 67 million Takata air bags.
Doors may not securely close on certain Fiesta, Fusion, Mustang, Escape, C-Max, Focus, Transit Connect, Lincoln MKZ & MKC vehicles. These vehicles were previously recalled, however the repair may not have been completed properly.
The hood on certain 2013-2018 Nissan Altimas could unexpectedly open while the vehicle is being driven, because of an issue with a secondary hood latch. Some vehicles included in this recall were previously recalled and will need additional repairs.
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