Honda Recalls 43,000 Acura Vehicles Because Seat Belts Should Work

Honda Recalls 43,000 Acura Vehicles Because Seat Belts Should Work

Seat belts are arguably one of the most important safety features in vehicles; when one doesn’t work properly there could be devastating results. That’s why Honda Motor Co. announced the recall of more than 43,000 Acura vehicles this week. [More]

Broken Seat Belt And Massive Customer Service Failure Mean I Miss Grandpa’s Funeral

Broken Seat Belt And Massive Customer Service Failure Mean I Miss Grandpa’s Funeral

Elizabeth missed her grandfather’s funeral because of a broken seat belt. Well, that’s not entirely true. United Airlines claimed that there was a broken seat belt on the plane she was supposed to take from Chicago to Savannah, then kept pushing back and ultimately canceled the flight. By the time they finally canceled the flight, there were no more flights to Savannah for days. A broken co-pilot seat belt and a massive customer service failure is what kept Elizabeth and other passengers in Chicago. [More]

Should Seat Belts Be Required On The Bus?

Should Seat Belts Be Required On The Bus?

Riding the bus is a relatively safe way to get from point A to B, but a new proposal under consideration by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration would seek to make it even safer by requiring new motorcoaches — as opposed to municipal or school buses — to provide seat belts for all passengers on board. [More]

Newer Air Bags Could Be Doing More Harm To Belted Drivers Than Good

Newer Air Bags Could Be Doing More Harm To Belted Drivers Than Good

Buckling up is the law, but a new study is raising an important question — is the very act of clicking the seat belt in place putting drivers and front seat passengers at more risk from their air bags in a crash? [More]