Auto Insurance News Archive for November, 2014

  • What to do if you have Takata killer airbags

    by Richard Burton
    What to do if you have Takata killer airbags

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced last Monday that almost 5 million cars sold in USA should be recalled because of potentially deadly flow in their airbag safety systems. Car manufacturers reacted quickly and added a few millions more, making it almost 8 million vehicles long list that should be recalled and have their Takata airbags replaced. The danger that airbags present The problem with these “killer” airbags lies in the fact that while deploying they may tear up their brackets taking with them smaller shrapnel pieces of plastic and metal which could cause lethal wounds … (more) November 4, 2014

  • Airbags not safe – massive recall announced

    by Richard Burton
    Airbags not safe – massive recall announced

    There has been a major announcement from the US safety regulators concerning recently discovered flaw that exists in the Takata airbags, warning car owners to replace those as soon as possible. Just to illustrate how big this problem is, officials say there has already been four deaths connected to the faulty airbags and if you are an owner of a car that has this type of airbags installed you should have them replaced immediately. Although, according to safety regulations, any system that is being installed in a car needs to pass extensive set of trials and tests before being allowed … (more) November 1, 2014