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New Website Offers Quick Car Recall Search

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Do you know if your car has been recalled? What if you didn’t get a call or letter from the dealer?

How would you find out? 204 more words


NHTSA Probes Ford Fiestas Because Car Doors Shouldn't Magically Open While Driving

As a general rule of thumb I make sure to never drive with my door open: it’s not safe for me, my passengers or other drivers. 255 more words

Customer Disservice 2: Playing God

A few years ago, I wrote a piece called Customer Disservice, talking about everyday annoyances like phone customer service reps hanging up on you, or transferring you to nowhere, leaving you to have to call back, frustrated, multiple times. 1,050 more words


New Toyota sudden acceleration claim surfaces

A Rhode Island man is taking an unusual — and high profile — approach in trying to bring attention to his wife’s 2010 Toyota Corolla that he says has a dangerous habit of accelerating on its own. 14 more words

NHTSA Creates Email Alert System For Vehicle Recalls

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – There may be a day that your car is recalled—and you won’t even know it.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in an effort to keep car owners on alert, has implemented a new system to avoid potentially dangerous recalls going unnoticed. 121 more words


Marijuana's Hazy Contribution To Highway Deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) – New York teenager Joseph Beer smoked marijuana, climbed into a Subaru Impreza with four friends and drove more than 100 mph before losing control. 1,122 more words