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How Close Can You Safely Sit to the Steering Wheel?

We’ve all seen them. They’re in traffic, hands gripped to the wheel for dear lift, nose almost touching the wheel, staring intently ahead at the red light. Is it safe? No. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) advises all adults keep a 10-inch minimum between their breastbone and the air bag cover. To ensure you’re seated in the safest position,

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20% of Vehicles Remain Unrepaired After Recall

2014 marked a record year for recalls with the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) issuing 803 vehicle recalls involving 63.9 million vehicles, including two of the ten largest vehicle recalls in history. “Recalls are only successful and can only save lives if they end up getting the cars fixed, but we know that 20 percent of vehicles that are recalled

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