The CEO of General Motors recently announced that she will personally oversee the recall of over one million GM vehicles. These vehicles could contain defective ignition switches that are seriously endangering the lives of drivers.
Although the unrelenting winter weather of the past few months created its fair share of potholes for City of Pittsburgh streets, the Polar Vortex is not the only thing that has wreaked havoc on our roads. For years, city officials have fallen far short of meeting the paving needs for Pittsburgh’s weather-beaten roadways.
While hybrid vehicles may save drivers money at the gas pump, the incredible technology behind it may now be putting those drivers at risk. Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 1.9 million Prius hybrid vehicles citing that defective software in the hybrid system may cause cars to dangerously malfunction.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently started scrutinizing over-the-counter and prescription drugs manufactured in India. India is the second-largest exporter of pharmaceutical drugs to the U.S., providing 40 percent of all over-the-counter and generic prescription drugs consumed in the United States.
States around the U.S. are beginning to reconsider their laws criminalizing marijuana. It’s important to remember that although smoking marijuana may not be illegal in some parts of the county, driving a vehicle while under the influence of marijuana is still a crime in all 50 states.