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More Takata Air Bags Trouble—With a Twist

  • November 21, 2016
  • Air Bag Injury
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Yet another fatality involving Takata air bags has happened, but it wasn’t the kind of accident you might be imagining. In August, 2016, near Quemado, Texas, a truck carrying Takata air bag inflators and propellant with ammonium nitrate crashed in a one-vehicle accident, then caught fire and blew up. The explosion demolished a house and
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Big Brother is Riding With You

  • May 28, 2014
  • Accidents
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George Orwell’s classic science fiction novel 1984 has in many ways come to seem prophetic. The recent controversy stirred up about the NSA’s tracking of cellphone usage has spurred comparisons to Orwell’s Big Brother, the entity controlling the populace by constantly reminding them that “Big Brother is watching you.” No matter which side of the
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Ford Motor Co. is recalling about 150,000 F-150 pickup trucks from model years 2005-2006 because of the potential chance that the air bags will deploy without warning. An MSNBC article states that the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) has received reports of 98 injuries from unintended air bag deployment. The government has reportedly
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