National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Nearly 8 million air bags are involved in the recall, in vehicles that are at least six years old.
A report raises serious questions about the NTSA’s ability to keep the public safe.
The agency accused Chrysler of moving too slowly to fix up to 2.5 million older Grand Cherokees and Libertys with gas tanks behind the rear axles.
Forty-four children across the country died last year, after being left alone in a car on a hot day. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the numbers have been rising in recent years, but such deaths are completely preventable.
The bold push to save lives gets right to the point in a new public service announcement.
The recall covers vans from the 2009-2014 model years and includes GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express models.
Police from the state, the city and the suburbs say that starting Thursday more officers than ever before will be involved in a stepped-up effort to deal with drunk and distracted drivers heading into the Labor Day weekend.
Some 2,600 law enforcement agencies in the Midwest are joining police departments throughout the national in an effort that also features extensive nighttime safety belt enforcement.
Two automakers are issuing recalls involving millions of vehicles due to concerns about braking and engine fires.