Author: Jonathan Sneed

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Car Dealer Sues Competitors for Selling Takata-Recalled Cars

Earlier this month, Florida Toyota car dealer, Earl Stewart, sued one of its competitors, Arrigo Enterprises, for selling cars containing Takata airbags. The lawsuit alleges Arrigo is not telling its customers about the recall and even misrepresenting the recall status. The dealership’s claims are brought under Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act. Under this…

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Suspected Propane Explosion Levels Home in Dawson, TX

On April 20, 88-year-old Dwain Spruiell and his wife, Cathy, were hosting out of town relatives when their home suddenly and unexpectedly exploded. The force of the blast leveled their home and shattered the windows at a nearby church. The Navarro County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the explosion, but the home’s propane system is…

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Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Announces Upcoming Research Studies

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced it will begin two new research studies in the next few months to examine factors affecting big rig interstate driver safety. The focus is to determine “to what extent driver compensation practices, and detention time at shippers’ loading and receiving docks affect drivers’ ability to drive…

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