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Houston School Bus Rollover Accident Kills Two

Two students were killed and two others seriously injured when the school bus they were in rolled over on the 610 loop in Houston, Texas on Tuesday morning. The Houston Police Department believe another driver struck the bus, forcing it off road. HISD officials told media the school bus was bound for Furr High School.…
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Kia recalls Sorento for faulty seatbelt

Kia has recalled their 2016 Sorentos for the second time in several months, this time in response to findings that a number of the vehicles have defective seat belt latches, according to CarComplaints.com on July 29. Kia announced that over 2,500 of their newest Sorentos contain buckle latch assemblies in the front passenger seats that…
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Ferrari recalling vehicles over airbag issues

A recall has been issued by Ferrari due to a potential airbag problem that affects 2,600 vehicles worldwide, Business Insider reported on July 20. Reports said the Takata airbag installed in the affected Ferraris may launch erroneously, causing further injuries to drivers during accidents. Though the airbags in the Ferraris were supplied by Takata, a spokesperson…
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Two injured in Texas tire blowout accident

Two people were recently injured near San Antonio River Road in a pickup truck rollover accident, the Victoria Advocate reported on July 11. Reports said at around 3:00 p.m., the front left tire of the Ford F-250 pickup driven by Sanford Keith Amey ruptured while he was traveling north on U.S. Highway 77. Trooper Ruben San Miguel…
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Person eating while driving caused Amarillo rollover accident

A distracted driver caused a rollover accident last week on the northbound side of Interstate 27 near Sundown Lane in Amarillo, according to the Amarillo Globe-News on July 13. The driver of a silver Volkswagen Beetle was eating while operating her vehicle at 10:15 Monday morning, causing her to swerve into the next lane and…
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Japanese carmakers broaden Takata airbag recall

Three Japanese automakers recently decided to expand their recall to vehicles worldwide that are equipped with potentially dangerous Takata airbags, BBC News reported on June 25. Reports said Nissan, Toyota and Mitsubishi have decided to include all the vehicles in their recall after recalling vehicles in North America. The broadened recall of the three companies…
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Semi-truck rolls over after blowout in Indiana

As reported by WISH-TV Channel 8, the westbound lanes of US 40 were temporarily shut down after a semi-truck rolled over near County Road 850 in Putnam County, Indiana. The truck was being used to haul nearly 20,000 pounds of gravel. Just prior to the accident, the Indiana State Police indicated they believe the truck…
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One child killed in Houston ATV rollover accident

A 5-year-old boy was killed and three other children suffered injuries after the All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) they were riding on rolled over northeast of Houston, the San Antonio Express-News reported on June 12. Information coming from the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office revealed that the ATV rollover accident happened in the afternoon of June 11. The all-terrain vehicle was occupied…
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How can I tell if my vehicle has been recalled?

The most accurate way to figure out whether your vehicle was built with any defective parts that have become subject to recall, you can simply enter your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) into the U.S. Department of Transportation's dedicated website.  While this system will indicate any incomplete safety recalls for your vehicle over the last 15 years,…
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Wrongful death suit filed after rollover caused by burst tire

A man in Oregon filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Continental Tire after his pregnant wife died in a rollover accident in 2013, according to The Washington Times on June 2. According to the claim, the tire of a Ford Expedition containing eight people suddenly deflated during operation, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle.…
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