Will cars soon be able to detect when you’re drunk and decide whether you are fit to drive? It seems it just may happen sooner than we think.
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A Car That Knows When You Are Drunk?
Toyota Close to $1 Billion Settlement in Bid to End Criminal Investigation
Toyota Motor Corporation is nearing a deal to end the criminal investigation launched by the U.S. government with regard to how the automaker disclosed customers’ complaints regarding their experiences with Toyota sudden acceleration issues.
3.7 Million Graco Child Car Seats Recalled For Issues With Buckle
Graco issues a massive recall of over 3.7 Million child car seats due to issues with the buckle that releases the child from the seat itself. The recall covers 11 of 18 seat models. The question is, should they be recalling more?
Woman Killed, Child Injured in Hollywood Crosswalk Collision
A woman was killed and her 10-year-old daughter was injured when they were hit by a semi truck while walking in a marked crosswalk at the intersection of Fountain and Bronson avenues in Hollywood. According to a CBS news report, the fatal accident occurred the morning of February 11, 2014 in the 13000 block of Bronson Avenue near Joseph Le Conte Middle School. The woman died from her injuries and her daughter is said to be in stable condition.
Suspected DUI Driver Causes Diamond Bar Crash That Kills Six
A suspected drunk driver was responsible for a car crash that killed six near Diamond Bar in Los Angeles County. The driver had a prior DUI conviction, and just recently had restrictions lifted from her driver’s license.
Federal Officials Investigate Honda Accords for Airbag Defects
Federal investigators are looking into reports about defective airbags in Honda Accord vehicles that deploy suddenly and for no reason. According to a CNN news report, some consumers have reported that just closing the door has caused airbags to deploy in some Honda Accords. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) mentions 28 complaints of side airbag deployment as the cars’ doors were closed. The airbags are supposed to protect occupants in the event of a side impact collision. Two of the complaints involved injuries.
Biomet Reaches $56 Million Settlement Over Defective Hip Implants
Medical implant manufacturer Biomet Inc. has reached a $56 million settlement over defective hip replacement implants. Hundreds of plaintiffs nationwide claimed the implants caused injuries.
Seat Defects Prompts Toyota To Halt Sales Of Popular Vehicle Models
Toyota Motor Corp. has taken the unusual step of stopping the sales of nearly its entire lineup of vehicles that come with seat heaters because a portion of the seats were not made with materials that met flame-retardant standards.
Aston Martin Recalls Cars for Defective Accelerator Pedal Arms
Aston Martin has expanded a safety recall to cover most of its sports cars built since late 2007 after finding out that a Chinese sub-supplier was using counterfeit plastic material in a part supplied to the British luxury car maker.
A World Without Personal Injury Lawyers: What Would That Look Like?
Between the media and corporate outcry, you may think a world without personal injury lawyers would be a world better off. But could you be mistaken? Here we take a closer look at what personal injury lawyers do, and whether a world without them would do more harm than good.