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Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Recall Issued, Company Fights Decision

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It’s a case of technicality versus practicality: The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration told Hyundai to replace the center rear seat belts in 14,728 Sonata Hybrids made between 2011 and 2012, but the Korean automaker declined. It comes down to a dispute over why the belts need to be changed. U.S. safety regulations prohibit using “a release… Continue Reading...

Stunt Driving Fail: Always Wear Your Seat Belt Edition [Video]

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Disclaimers exist for a reason: some things really are best left to professionals – for instance, stunt car driving. In this video, a couple of thrill seekers decide it’ll be cool to pull a few extreme moves for the camera. After kicking up some smoking donuts, the driver decides to take on a sharp turn… Continue Reading...

Seat Belt Use at its Highest Level

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It’s a little thing that does so much. By buckling up in the car, you increase your chances of surviving a serious car accident. And now, seat belt use in the U.S. has risen to 85 percent – its highest level yet. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released these new stats that show… Continue Reading...