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6/19/2018 - NHTSA Deputy Administrator King Urges South Florida Drivers to Check Vehicles for Defective Air Bags – Immediately
King joins safety leaders in Florida urging residents to check their Vehicle Identification Number for Unrepaired Recalled Takata Air Bags
Today, Heidi King, Deputy Administrator for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, joined automakers and South Florida community leaders to urge Floridians to check their vehicle identification (VIN) numbers to see if their vehicles are under recall for defective Takata air bags. South Florida is part of the highest risk area of the country. Therefore, vehicles in this region have been prioritized to get repair parts first.
“I am deeply concerned over the high number of unrepaired defective air bags in vehicles here in South Florida,”