Last summer, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asked the automaker Chrysler to recall 2.7 million Jeeps over concerns that the vehicles were involved in many fires after rear-end crashes. In a rare response to a request from the nation’s auto safety agency, Chrysler refused.
One of the most discussed topics on this blog is distracted driving. Now, California law enforcement is also focusing on this issue during the month of April. Reports indicate that this month is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. In order to promote safety and raise the profile of this concern, the state's texting-and-driving ban will be heavily enforced.