Category Archives: Auto Accidents

Tesla Recall Announced in U.S. Amid Autopilot Crash Probe

Tesla has recalled nearly all of its electric vehicles in the United States over concerns that its Autopilot feature is inadequate to prevent driver misuse. The massive Tesla recall comes amid a years-long regulatory investigation of the automaker and just days after The Washington Post reported that the Autopilot feature was enabled when it shouldn’t […]

Recent Pickup Truck Recalls Announced by Ford, Chrysler and GM

Has your pickup truck been recalled? If your vehicle was manufactured by Ford, GM, or Chrysler, there‚Äôs a good chance it was. During the first half of 2023, all three manufacturers announced recalls for thousands of pickup trucks to repair fire-prone engines, incorrectly installed airbag deflaters and other dangerous defects that could result in serious […]

500,000+ Hyundai, Kia Vehicles Recalled for Fire-Prone Tow Harness

Hyundai and Kia are recalling more than half a million SUVs, pickup trucks, and minivans because of a defective tow harness that could catch fire while the vehicles are being driven or parked. The action is just the latest in a series of fire-related recalls announced by the South Korean automakers in recent years. The […]

USPS Truck Accidents Linked to Dozens of Deaths Since 2020

Accidents involving trucks contracted to haul mail for the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) have been linked to dozens of deaths in the past several years, a side-effect of aggressive cost-cutting on the part of the USPS, as well as a willingness to look the other way when its contracted drivers violate safety rules put in […]

Self-Driving Semi-Trucks are Coming. How Safe Is the Technology?

Are you ready to share the road with a self-driving 18-wheeler? While autonomous semi-trucks have been touted as a cure-all for the nation’s ongoing truck driver shortage for several years now, the currently available self-driving technology is far from reliable, leading critics to worry that some tech and manufacturing companies are overlooking significant safety concerns […]