Washington, DC: As of Thursday, February 23, 2017, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of 67 vehicle, tire, accessory or other related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb
Among the 67 recalls the NHTSA has announced this February comes news of the following:
Gillig, LLC (“Gillig”) has recalled certain 2016-2017 Low Floor Transit Buses. These vehicles have front LED turn signals with integrated side reflex reflectors installed at angles that may not be sufficiently visible to other drivers or pedestrians. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (“FMVSS”) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”
According to the NHTSA, a bus that has reduced visibility to other drivers or pedestrians has an increased risk of a crash.
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Recalls Direct RIN: 8310-2017
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Filed under: Fire or smoke hazard, US NHTSA, Vehicles | Tagged: air bag malfunction hazard, air-bag inflator malfunction, airbag malfunction hazard, brake fluid leakage, crash hazard, fire hazard, Gillig, head-restraint malfunction, incorrect mirror instalation, injury hazard, Low Floor Transit Buses., poor turn signal design, Recalls Direct RIN: 8310-2017, risk of brake booster failure, seat height adjustment malfunction, steering wheel impairment, Vehicles, windshield bonding malfunction |