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A Recall of Defective Goodyear Tires Comes Decades too Late to Save Lives

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on June 7, 2022, announced Goodyear had issued a total recall of the company’s G159 tires size 275/70R22.5. The action came more than a decade too late to prevent hundreds of unnecessary serious and deadly crashes due to tire tread separation and blowouts of the 22.5-inch tires. Consumer Reports…

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A Pandemic of Traffic Deaths

In the dry, passionless prose of most U.S. government agencies, the National Highway Traffic Safety Association reported in April 2022, “A statistical projection of traffic fatalities for 2021 shows that an estimated 42,915 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes nationwide.” Few readers, however, could remain unmoved by then reading, “This … represents the highest…

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Common Causes for Virginia Truck Accidents

Truck accidents are one of the most devastating types of vehicle accidents that can occur. Unfortunately, many of these crashes result in deaths. For those victims who do survive, injuries are often catastrophic ones, leaving permanent injuries and disabilities for the victim and their families to deal with the rest of their lives. A Virginia…

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