Archive for August, 2014

Big Fine—Little Problem

Examining Toyota’s $1.2 Billion Fine In March of this year, Toyota agreed to pay a $1.2 Billion fine from problems surrounding its recall after a Lexus crashed in San Diego on August 28, 2009. This crash was determined to be caused by floor mats that were too long and trapped the accelerator pedal. In 2011 […]

ANOTHER DRIVING EMERGENCY–What if it happens to you????

Last month we talked about driving emergencies that could be encountered and discussed two that came to all of our attention due to Toyota and GM recalls. Today we want to cover one driving emergency that is far more common and generally not associated with any vehicle manufacturers recall – a blown tire! When a […]