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The car crash crisis

By Catherine GarciaAugust 11, 2022 In 2021, an estimated 42,915 people were killed in motor vehicle traffic…

Moon roof shatters in car wash in San Tan Valley

“They couldn’t find a specific design defect, and they really weren’t able to point their finger at…

US agency probes Tesla crashes that killed 2 motorcyclists

Michael Brooks, acting executive director of the nonprofit Center for Auto Safety, called on NHTSA to recall…

Driveway Danger: Kids Being Injured and Killed in ‘Frontover’ SUV Blind Zone Incidents

“There’s a large zone in front of vehicles where you can’t see something that’s the height of…

Hyundai exec vows to improve company’s safety track record

One critic, Michael Brooks, acting executive director of the Center for Auto Safety, noted that Hyundai’s upgraded…

SUV owners warned to park outside over fire risk

“We’ve seen a new focus on fire recalls from [the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration]. They’ve been…

WESH 2 Investigates: Sunroofs suddenly exploding, terrifying drivers

“It’s only a matter of time before someone does die,” Michael Brooks of the Center For Auto…

Driver-assist NHTSA crash data called limited, useful

“I think what this data does, in a way, is it requires manufacturers who may have been…

Report: Nearly 400 crashes by ‘self-driving’ cars in the US

“The real story here is that this data will be updated monthly, and the public now has…