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After spending weeks agonizing over such a significant purchase, the worst news you can receive after you finally buy your brand-new car is that the manufacturer has issued a recall. Though recalls are intended to make drivers and passengers safer, manufacturers’ inability to get it right the first time should send up a red flag. Every major automobile manufacturer has endured the shame of a recall, but some are dramatically worse than others. Here are the three car manufacturers with the worst recall records. Honda Perhaps surprisingly, given its place as one of the most popular car manufacturers, Honda’s car…

In response to a particularly heinous act in Nice, France, world leaders and scared citizens are beginning to call for better truck control. What started as satire has developed into sincere calls for regulation of heavy-duty machinery in and around cities, as misuse of large trucks could result in catastrophe ― even if it is not intentional, as it was in Nice. Commercial truckers tend to demonstrate safer driving habits than any other section of the population, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways truckers can be even safer on the road. Trucking companies can do more to ensure their…

When most people notice that there windshield has a chip or a crack, they choose to ignore it. Chips and cracks are often not unsightly enough to cause concern. However, they can be a major concern when it comes to safety. Damage to windshields can result in an accident as they can impair the driver’s vision. They may pop out in a collision and cause harm to the driver or passengers. Windshields are also important for providing structural support to the car’s roof. A damaged windshield can result in the collapse of the roof. Causes of windshield damage Windshield damage…