The front-row center seat-belt brackets may not be properly secured to the seat frame. If the seat-belt bracket is not secured, the safety belt may not properly restrain an occupant in the front-row center seat position, increasing the risk of injury in a crash or braking event.
Practice Areas: Auto Accidents
Kia is recalling six models 2011-2015 due to engine compartment fire risk. Engine compartment fires may occur. Kia currently has not identified the cause of these fires, though is recalling vehicles as a preventive measure to mitigate any unreasonable fire risk to oil or fuel leaks, or engine damage.
In March we reported that over 1 million Toyota and Lexus models from 2013-2014 were involved in a fuel pump recall. That recall is expanding to include sixty-five models of newer Toyota & Lexus vehicles.
In the last few months, electric vehicles have been recalled due to battery fire dangers. At Terrell Hogan, we know that it’s best to try to find ways to prevent injury and loss before it happens, but until there’s a solution to this dangerous defect, we will continue to repeat information electric car battery fire defects.
Transmission fluid leak may lead to a complete stall in traffic or a fire when leaked onto an extreme heat surfaces.
Audi Q7 SUVs recalled for Head Injury Risk: In the event of a crash, an occupant’s head may impact the vehicle’s C-pillar, increasing the risk of injury.
In its 13th year, National Teen Driver Safety Week takes place October 18-24. With more than 815,000 licensed teen drivers in Florida, it is so important for teens to practice safe driving. The week is dedicated to reinforcing safety rules with teens so that they can be safe behind the wheel and if they are riding with friends. It’s a great time to remind teen drivers about the dangers of distracted driving, alcohol, drugs, speeding and not wearing a seat belt.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Safety Council postponed the observance of Distracted Driving Awareness Month from April to October 2020. Similar to Drunk Driving Everyone knows that impaired driving is wrong. Impaired driving doesn’t just include alcohol or drugs. Texting while driving is just as bad. According to AAA Auto Club Group spokesperson […]
In 2018, every 32 seconds one child under the age of 13 in a passenger vehicle was involved in a crash. On average, two children younger than 13 were killed per day in 2016 while riding in cars, SUVs, pickups or vans. Many injuries and deaths can be prevented by proper use of car seats, […]