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Yet Another Lawsuit Filed Against General Motors

A new lawsuit was filed in Manhattan federal court this week, against General Motors, on behalf of more than 650 people that have been allegedly injured or killed in accidents that involved vehicles recalled this year for faulty ignition switches. […]

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Petition Urges FTC To Investigate CarMax Regarding Unfixed Recalled Cars

In a joint effort, several auto safety and consumer groups are asking the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to stop CarMax Inc., the largest used-car seller, from advertising its vehicles as ‘rigorously inspected when it fails to complete recall repairs prior […]

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NYC To Lower Default Speed Limit

Legislation passed by state Senate could lower the speed limit in New York City. Introduced by Sen. Jeffrey Klein, a Democrat from Bronx, the bill allows the city to lower its default speed limit to 25 mph from 30 mph. […]

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Several New Traffic Safety Bills Signed

Eleven new measures were recently signed by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio that are intended to improve traffic safety as well as reducing pedestrian fatalities. These bills are among the first in de Blasio’s wide-ranging Vision Zero Plan, […]

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Massive New Recall Announced By Toyota

Toyota, one of the world’s largest automakers, announced a recall of more than 6 million vehicles worldwide for problems with nearly 30 models. Some were recalled for more than one concern. To date, there has been no injuries reported, but […]

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Speed Cameras Racking Up Tickets Near City Schools

Thanks to the city’s new speed camera program that started in January, drivers speeding near city schools have been hit with more than 11,700 tickets, according to the Department of Transportation. The tickets, which are $50 a piece add up […]

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Toyota Reaches Settlement Over Unintended Acceleration

A four-year criminal investigation into Toyota’s disclosure of safety problems has concluded with a $1.2 billion settlement. The announcement is expected for Wednesday. The investigation, aimed to determine if the Japanese automaker was forthright in reporting safety problems related to […]

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Winterizing Your Vehicle

Jack Frost is about to start nipping at your windshield making this the perfect time to start winterizing your vehicle so you are ready. In no particular order here are some important safety tips to remember when you start winterizing […]

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N.Y. Auto Insurance Requirments

Drivers are required to carry some sort of car insurance in most states that provides protection of the automobile by law. An essential part of being a responsible car owner involves protection of your car, through the proper insurance coverage; […]

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Motorists & Motorcyclists Safety Tips

More and more motorcycles are hitting the roadways as people search for economic alternatives or simply for pleasure riding. Whatever the reasoning, it is important for motorcycle riders as well as motorists to know and obey the laws to keep […]