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  1. National Safety Council Partners with Toyota on Vehicle Recall Campaign

    News Release

    The National Safety Council is pleased to welcome Toyota Motor North America in support of its Check To Protect campaign, which seeks to reduce the number of vehicles with open recalls.

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  2. Illinois EPA Joins National Safety Council to Promote Vehicle Recall Awareness

    Illinois.gov

    Illinois EPA Director Alec Messina announced the Illinois EPA is partnering with the National Safety Council to inform drivers about the importance of checking their vehicle's recall status and scheduling a free repair if needed.

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  3. KYTC urges holiday travelers to check vehicles for open recalls

    Kentucky.gov

    As holiday preparations occupy the thoughts of Kentuckians, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) urges travelers to add an important task to their to-do lists to stay safe on the road: check for unrepaired vehicle recalls.

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  4. NSC Partners with National Auto Auction Association on Vehicle Recall Campaign

    News Release

    Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council is pleased to welcome an automobile industry partner in support of its Check To Protect campaign, which seeks to reduce the number of vehicles on the road with open recalls.

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  5. NADA Partners with National Safety Council on Vehicle Recall Campaign

    News Release

    Itasca, IL – March 23, 2018 – The National Safety Council is pleased to have a new partner in support of its Check To Protect campaign, which educates the public about the importance of addressing open vehicle recalls. The National Automobile Dealers Association announced its support of Check To Protect at its annual show in Las Vegas. Wes Lutz, the incoming NADA chairman, will be the first autom…

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  6. Illinois EPA Joins National Safety Council to Promote Vehicle Recall Awareness

    News Release

    Illinois EPA Director Alec Messina announced the Illinois EPA is partnering with the National Safety Council to inform drivers about the importance of checking their vehicle's recall status and scheduling a free repair if needed.

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  7. KYTC urges holiday travelers to check vehicles for open recalls

    News Release

    As holiday preparations occupy the thoughts of Kentuckians, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) urges travelers to add an important task to their to-do lists to stay safe on the road: check for unrepaired vehicle recalls. By visiting www.CheckToProtect.org, drivers can conduct a free search for open recalls on their specific car using their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).

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  8. As vehicle recalls multiply, technology gets the blame

    The Detroit News

    When computers crash, the risk is data loss. When a car crashes, there’s a real risk of personal injury. That risk is showing up in the booming number of safety-related vehicle recalls, and the enormous number of vehicles on the road today that may have a safety hazard that’s known but hasn’t been fixed.

    Recalls in the U.S. have been rising dramatically since 2014, when the number jumped from...

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  9. NSC, FCA US Announce Check to Protect

    News Release

    WASHINGTON – June 22, 2017 – Today, in preparation for the start of summer travel season next month, the National Safety Council (NSC), along with founding coalition partner FCA US, launched Check To Protect, a national campaign to encourage drivers to check for and quickly address open recalls on their vehicles.

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)...

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  10. 7 ON YOUR SIDE: New effort underway to help remove recalled vehicles off roadways

    ABC7

    A new effort is underway to help inform drivers when a vehicle in under a recall and speed up the process of removing those with immediate repairs from roadways.

    The I-Team has been heavily involved in making sure consumers know about the latest recalls and the new push is asking car owners to be responsible. More than one in four vehicles have unresolved safety recalls.

    Vehicle fatalities...

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