Airbags can significantly reduce the chance of death or injury in an accident. Defective airbags, however, can cause serious harm to drivers. The Center for Auto Safety is working to ensure that airbags are properly engineered and truly protect occupants in collisions.
Markey and Blumenthal Query NHTSA on Auto Injury and Defect Reporting Compliance
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
June 25, 2014
NHTSA & Takata Strike Deadly Deal Behind Closed Doors To Limit Airbag Inflator Recall
Selfish wishes of a few should not override public interest.
What people don’t know can hurt them — as proven repeatedly by a system of secret justice that has grown up inside the courts.
General Motors’ handling of its Chevy Cobalts with faulty ignition switches is the latest example. GM has settled several claims by victims or their loved ones — on the condition that the terms remain secret.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Giselle Barry (Markey) 202-224-2742
Lawmaker outlines years of inaction by traffic safety watchdog that led to deaths due to faulty ignition switch