Category Archives for "Motor Vehicle Accidents"

Feb 12

Defective tires more dangerous than texting & driving says NHTSA

By Joe Messa

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released some shocking information this month: more motorists are killed in collisions caused by faulty tires than by those caused by distracted driving involving cell phones! Who would have thought that the incredible danger posed by texting and driving would be exceeded by the danger of defective tires? […]

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Aug 22

42 Injured in SEPTA Norristown High Speed Line Crash

By Joe Messa

A SEPTA Norristown High Speed Line train crashed into an unoccupied train Tuesday morning at the 69th St. Transportation Center, injuring 42 people. There were 41 passengers on board, plus the operator, when the crash occurred just after midnight. Injured passengers were taken to eight area hospitals by Upper Darby, PA emergency responders. SEPTA officials […]

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Jun 08

NHTSA probes safety of airbag systems in 2012 Jeep Liberty

By Joe Messa

The National Highway Traffice Safety Administration has launched an investigation into multiple complaints regarding front passenger-side airbags in 2012 Jeep Liberties. Forty-four reports from Jeep Liberty owners reference failures of the occupant restraint controller (ORC) system; an airbag warning light remains illuminated, presumably due to a malfunction in the ORC module that manages the front […]

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