Washington, DC: As of Tuesday, March 21, 2017, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of 55, tire, accessory or other related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb
Among the 55 recalls the NHTSA has announced this March comes news of the following:
Tegol, Inc. (“Tegol”) has recalled certain Outlaw V-5 Series Helmets, in all sizes. These helmets may not adequately protect the wearer in the event of a head impact during a motorcycle crash. Additionally, the helmets may not stay secured to head during a motorcycle crash. As such, these Helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (“FMVSS”) number 218, “Motorcycle Helmets”.
According to the NHTSA, a helmet that fails to meet the safety requirements can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 8435-2017
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Filed under: Assistive, health or safety devices, Clothing & footwear, Fire or smoke hazard, Labeling or regulatory issues, US NHTSA, Vehicles | Tagged: airbag malfunction hazard, ball joint separation hazard, crash hazard, fire hazard, fuel leak hazard, head-restraint malfunction, incorrect mirror instalation, injury hazard, loss of power steering hazard, Outlaw V-5 Series Helmets, Recalls Direct RIN: 8435-2017, suspected tire failure, Tegol, tire failure hazard, tire pressure monitoring system installation problem, trailer hitch failure, Vehicles |