NHTSA Investigating Jeep Fire Hazards

By | Product Liability

If you drive a Jeep, you may want to watch out. New evidence is showing that these vehicles could be more dangerous than you think. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is currently investigating two potentially serious safety hazards involving Jeep vehicles. The first stems from concerns that some Jeep Cherokee, Grand Cherokee and Liberty models could catch on fire during rear-end collisions. The risk comes from the fact that the vehicles’ gas tanks are housed in a vulnerable location just behind the rear axle and below the rear bumper. In a car accident, the tank may rupture or leak,…

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