Reduce Tire Blowouts this Summer with Proper Tire Maintenance (Pt. 2)

Carrying on the discussion started in Reduce Tire Blowouts this Summer with Proper Tire Maintenance (Pt. 1), below we will continue highlighting some essential tips for making tire maintenance a habit and, as a result, minimizing your chances of experiencing tire blowouts and related car accidents. Checking tire tread and balancing your tires, two [...]

Reduce Tire Blowouts this Summer with Proper Tire Maintenance (Pt. 2)2019-10-11T17:57:56-06:00

Reduce Tire Blowouts this Summer with Proper Tire Maintenance (Pt. 1)

Making proper tire maintenance a habit can reduce your chances of experiencing a tire blowout and, as a result, getting into car accidents. Each year, tire blowouts and other tire problems cause about 11,000 car accidents and about 200 fatalities in the U.S., reports the National Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) TireWise program. While [...]

Reduce Tire Blowouts this Summer with Proper Tire Maintenance (Pt. 1)2019-10-11T17:58:47-06:00

GM Recall Nightmare Continues: Ignition Switch Defect Affects 3M+ Vehicles

In the 44th recall that General Motors (GM) has issued this year, another 3.16 million vehicles have been recalled by this auto maker due to another ignition switch defect that can seriously impair drivers’ ability to control vehicles while they are running. In fact, this new GM recall, which was issued on June 16, involves [...]

GM Recall Nightmare Continues: Ignition Switch Defect Affects 3M+ Vehicles2019-10-11T18:11:29-06:00

Defective Vehicle Equipment Leads to GM Recalls of 13.8M Vehicles

While auto maker GM has been trying to turn its image and profits around since filing for bankruptcy in 2009, this company is facing increasing scrutiny and problems, as compounding reports of various vehicle equipment defects have led to GM recalls of more than 13.8 million vehicles in the U.S. To put this into perspective, [...]

Defective Vehicle Equipment Leads to GM Recalls of 13.8M Vehicles2019-10-11T18:21:19-06:00

Vehicle Recall Notices Must Have New Label, According to NHTSA Mandate

Auto makers who mail consumers notices regarding recalls on vehicle equipment are now required to include specific warning labels on these mailings, according to a recent mandate issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Auto makers are now required to include specific labels on mailed vehicle recall notices, according to a recent [...]

Vehicle Recall Notices Must Have New Label, According to NHTSA Mandate2019-10-11T18:28:29-06:00

GM Faces Serious Questions About Ignition Switch Defect

Auto maker General Motors (GM) has recently admitted that it knew about a potentially deadly ignition switch defect in some of its cars as early as 2001 – three years earlier than the car manufacturer had previously stated that it had been aware of this problem. Because GM has only recently taken action to recall [...]

GM Faces Serious Questions About Ignition Switch Defect2019-10-11T18:31:34-06:00