Auto Accident

Michigan Stats Show Motorcycle Helmets Save Lives

Three years ago, Michigan decided to drop their mandatory helmet law. Michigan doctors believe that was a big mistake. A recent article in the American Journal of Surgery, medical researchers examine the before and after statistics for injured motorcycle riders. The results are so powerful that physicians are asking legislators to reinstate the helmet law. …

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North Carolina Auto Accidents Involving Wrong-Way Drivers on the Rise

Statistics and physics will both show that a head-on collision is the most dangerous type of accident to be involved in because of the severity of the impact when two forward-moving vehicles crash into one another. It is crucial that North Carolinians become aware of the dangers head-on collisions pose due to the growing number …

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GM To Recall 1.4 Million Vehicles Due To Fuel-Fed Fires Caused By Oil Leak

One of the largest vehicle manufacturers in the United States, General Motors (GM), has announced it will be recalling an estimated 1.4 million vehicles due to oil leaks that have been known to ignite fuel-fed fires in the affected cars. Reports indicate this is the third such recall that has been initiated by the company …

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GM Faces $900 Million in Penalties in Ignition Switch Recall Case

Automotive manufacturers are responsible for making sure the vehicles and parts they produce function properly, but sometimes problems aren’t discovered until they result in an accident. One of the most common defects in cars today is the failure of the ignition switch in millions of cars and trucks made by General Motors (GM). The ignitions …

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GM Agrees to Pay $900 Million for Faulty Ignition Switches

Car maker General Motors has agreed to pay $900 million for sitting on information and failing to tell regulators about a faulty ignition switch. The defect is believed to be linked to more than 124 deaths. This settles litigation by families of the victims. And by admitting criminal wrongdoing, it also settles a criminal investigation …

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