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Consumer Alert: NHTSA Issues Urgent Warning on Takata Air Bags After Another Fatality

Person killed by a ruptured Takata air bag inflator in Ford Ranger under a “do not drive” warning; check and repair Takata recalls now.

Consumer Alert: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Issues “Do Not Drive” Warning; Automaker Reports More Fatalities and Injuries

More people killed by exploding Takata air bags; check and repair for FREE Takata recalls now.

Consumer Alert: Important Hyundai Recall for Fire Risk

Owners of certain Hyundai Santa Fe vehicles should park outside until they are repaired.

Consumer Alert: Important Kia Recall for Fire Risk

Owners should park their vehicles outside until they are repaired.

NHTSA Launches New School Bus Safety Campaign

The campaign educates drivers about the dangers of illegally passing stopped school buses.

Consumer Alert: Repair Available for Previously Recalled Chrysler Pacifica Vehicles

Chrysler will mail letters to affected owners on or before October 11. 

NHTSA Early Estimates Show Overall Increase in Roadway Deaths in First Half of 2022

The estimates also show second quarter 2022 projects first decline since 2020.

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