250K California Cars with “Do Not Drive” or “Park Outside” Recalls Still on Roads

Roughly 250,000 vehicles traveling on California roads are deemed too dangerous to drive due to major safety recalls. Despite recalls alerting owners to “Park Outside” or “Do Not Drive,” people continue to drive them, according to recent data compiled by Carfax. The Carfax report lists more than 200 vehicles including brands such as Kia, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, Subaru, Toyota, Chevrolet, and … Read More

Auto Recalls for Dangerous Vehicles May Come too Late for Some Motorists

Auto recalls for dangerous vehicles: One week after actor Anton Yelchin, 27, was run over and killed by his own Jeep Grand Cherokee in June 2016, he received a recall notice in his mailbox. Fiat Chrysler notified him about the very same safety defect that killed him, but they were too late. The auto manufacturer recalled 1.1 million vehicles in … Read More

Auto Dealers Sell Millions of Recalled Vehicles as Certified Safe

Some auto dealerships are deceptively selling defective, recalled used vehicles as being safe to consumers and it’s not illegal. Unlike new vehicles, which dealers are not permitted to sell if recall repairs are not made, used vehicles can be sold to the public. These are vehicles that have unrepaired safety defects such as dangerous, explosive air bags, faulty ignition switches, corrosive … Read More

Many Consumers Ignore Vehicle Safety Recalls Because they are Inconvenient

Despite safety risks, many consumers will ignore safety recalls simply because it’s an inconvenience. In fact, roughly 20 percent of people whose vehicles are recalled will never bother to get it fixed, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA). Need a Lemon Law Lawyer? Call us at 800-235-6801 for help. A new national survey reveals that nearly 40 … Read More

Toyota Recalls 543,000 Vehicles Equipped with Faulty Takata Airbags

Toyota Motor Corp. has added another 543,000 sedans and SUVs made between 2006-2012 to an already massive recall involving faulty Takata airbags. Today’s announcement comes just one day after Honda made a similar one, recalling another 772,000 Honda and Acura vehicles for the same problem involving defective front passenger air bag inflators. The recall, which has now reached 100 million vehicles … Read More

Millions of Unfixed Recalled Vehicles Pose Risk to All Motorists

It’s bad enough there are inherent risks out there when you get behind the wheel, but most motorists don’t anticipate hidden dangers due to unfixed recalled vehicles. A new study suggests that some 45 million vehicles in the United States remain in operation on our roads and freeways despite recent recalls. Indeed, these potentially dangerous vehicles put all motorists at … Read More