Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Auto Accidents

Ford recalls over 465,000 Vehicles

Ford is recalling over 465,000 vehicles for problems with fuel delivery modules, engine block heaters and missing steering gear parts.  Ford has three recalls for the following vehicles: • Explorer: 190,896 • Taurus: 79,567 • Flex: 27,574 • Fusion: 122,638 • Police Interceptor Utility: 8,384 • Police Interceptor Sedan: 11,517 • MKS: 13,381 • MKT: […]

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Wayne Hogan Visits the WBO

  Wayne Hogan had the privilege of being a guest at the Women Business Owners of North Florida (WBO)  dinner meeting in May. He spread  the word to more than 70 women business owners about the dangers of distracted driving and the firm’s Distracted Driving Awareness Presentation for the Workforce, that’s available to any business or civic […]

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Florida is 40th State to Pass Law Banning Texting & Driving For ALL

It is a start to must needed legislation in Florida. It took 5 attempts, but Florida is the 40th state to enact a ban against the use of wireless communication devices to manually type or read while driving. It applies to ALL drivers, importantly not just teenagers. On May 28, 2013, Memorial Day, Governor Scott […]

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Chrysler Recalls 300.000 Jeep Commanders and Grand Cherokees

Chrysler is recalling nearly 300,000 Jeep Commanders from 2006-2010 and Jeep Grand Cherokees from 2005-2010. The recall is due to an electrical problem. The vehicles’ circuit boards have been found to be transmitting signals that trigger accidental gear shifts into neutral. If a vehicle were to shift into neutral when started remotely, they can roll […]

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Intexticated

Folio weekly’s editor, Denise Reagan, writes in her Editor’s Note this week about being “INTEXTICATED.”  She gets it. Our smartphones are incredibly addictive and even though we acknowledge that texting while driving is a very serious threat to safety, we still do it.  She realizes that only we can control our own behavior and started […]

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Florida Lawmakers Pass Ban on Texting When Driving

On May 2, 2013, the Florida Legislature finally passed a bill, SB 52, making it illegal to text and drive in Florida. The bill awaits Gov. Scott’s signature and if signed, Florida will become the 40th state to have a texting while driving ban. However, the bill only makes texting while driving a secondary offense, […]

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Automobile Recalls are on the Rise

Though the total number of automobile recalls per year has been climbing for over two decades now, current data shows that both vehicle quality and reliability are showing steady improvement each year. Then why the continuous increase in recalls? The answer is simple, prime focus on consumer safety should be the goal. In 2000 the […]

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Honda Recalls 204,000 Cars to Repair Automatic Shifters

Honda is recalling over 204,000 2012 and 2013 Honda CR-Vs, Odyssey minivans and 2013 Acura RDX SUV to fix problems with the automatic shifter. The device that stops drivers from shifting out of park without a foot on the brake might not work properly.  The  problem happens in below-freezing temperatures. Click here for NHTSA’s full recall alert.

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Over 210,000 Chrysler Vehicles Being Recalled

Chrysler is recalling more than 214,000 vehicles for various problems:  119,000 – 2011-2012 Chrysler 300, Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger vehicles for improperly sized terminal crimps on the seat side airbag wiring harness that could cause the airbags to malfunction and light up the airbag warning light. 61,409 – 2007-2008 Dodge Nitro 4X2 and 2008 […]

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Successful Distracted Driving Awareness Month Presentation

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. On April 10, 2013, Wayne Hogan was the presenter of “One Text of Call Can Wreck It All” to members of the Democratic Women’s Information Network (“DWIN”).  “One Text or Call Can Wreck It All” is a powerful Powerpoint presentation which explores the risks of driving distracted to both […]

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