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Injury Allegations Tied to Defective Air Bags Climb

Injuries allegedly linked to exploding Takata air bag inflators now total 105. Meanwhile, Honda has enlisted three additional companies to help supply replacement parts for the safety recalls.

Videos

A Near-Collision During a Traffic Break

This video of a near-collision in Arizona illustrates why it's so important for drivers to instantly recognize a police traffic break, or rolling road block, and slow down. At the first sign of a traffic break, you need to decrease your speed and drive with extreme caution. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

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Fleet Safety Video Tip: Responding to a Traffic Break

This driving maneuver, executed by law enforcement officers, is intended to slow down traffic because of an upcoming hazard. Unfortunately, some drivers are caught off-guard, momentarily unsure of what to do.

Photo of Subaru WRX courtesy of Subaru.

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Subaru EyeSight Tech Available for WRX Limited

The driver assist technology is integrated with adaptive cruise control, pre-collision braking and lane departure warning.

Photo of Ford Fusion courtesy of Ford.

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Ford Expands Door Latch Recall

With this new expansion, the safety recall now covers nearly 546,000 Fiesta, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles in North America.

Photo of Land Rover LR4 courtesy of Land Rover.

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ABS Software Error Triggers Land Rover LR4 Recall

A software error in the anti-lock braking system may disable other safety systems and result in a loss of vehicle stability and control.

Photo of Hyundai Accent courtesy of Hyundai.

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Hyundai Accent Recalled for Child Safety Risk

In frigid weather, the occupant detection system may fail to deactivate the front passenger air bag when a child restraint seat is in the front passenger seat.

Photo of Hino 338 courtesy of Hino Motor Sales.

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Hino Recalling Multiple Medium-Duty Models

In nearly 2,000 trucks, a front axle U-bolt may have been over-torqued – a problem that can eventually lead to steering control loss.

Photo of 2015 Lincoln MKZ courtesy of Ford.

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Lincoln MKZ Sedans Recalled for Parking Lamps

Lincoln dealers will update the body control module software so that the lamps don't shine so intensely that they affect the vision of oncoming drivers.

Photo of 2015 Ford Fusion courtesy of Ford.

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Ford Recalls Fusion, Edge and MKZ for Steering

Nearly 520,000 Ford vehicles in North America are at risk for road salt-related corrosion that may cause steering gear motor attachment bolts to fracture.

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