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Airboat Crash in Sumter County Injures 15

October 25, 2017

A malfunction with a popular tourist attraction in Sumter County’s Lake Panasoffkee on Tuesday resulted in numerous injuries, some of them critical, to 15 people.  The incident involved an airboat from Tom and Jerry’s Airboat Rides, a company which operates along Lake Panasoffkee.  Read the rest »

Apopka Woman’s Airbags Deploy Due to Potholes

August 24, 2017

An Apopka woman experienced an alarming incident on Saturday while driving down Sandpiper Street in Apopka. Gina Wendorf was on her way home in her Nissan Acura when she drove through several potholes along the road. Wendorf’s statement indicates that she did not see the two potholes before driving through them, and that the she only became aware of the large pits within the asphalt when her car began lurching violently and unexpectedly. Read the rest »

Newport Beach Officer Experiences Malfunction with Ford Explorer

August 7, 2017

Several months ago, we reported on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s investigation into malfunctions in Ford Explorers, a model of vehicle that sees extensive use among numerous police departments located throughout Florida.  At the time of our initial post, an officer with the Newport Beach Police Department was the only member of a law enforcement organization who experienced a malfunction with a Ford Explorer relating to the reasons that prompted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s efforts.  Additionally, at that time Ford had not issued any recall or addressed in any way the issue with their cars. Read the rest »

Exploding Takata Air Bag Kills Florida Woman

August 2, 2017

A 34 year old Florida woman was killed by an exploding Takata air bag inflator following a recent car crash near Tampa. Although authorities have not confirmed the cause of death, all evidence points to the woman being the 19th person (and the 13th in the US) to have been killed by the malfunctioning Takata air bag. Read the rest »

Up To 11 Million Vehicles Affected in Volkswagen Emissions Recall

September 30, 2015

According to the most recent data released by auto manufacturer Volkswagen, nearly 11 million vehicles built by the German auto company may be subject to recalls related to the "defeat devices" installed on these models. The recall follows a violation notice issued to Volkswagen by the Environmental Protection agency this month in regards to these devices that are used to trick emission standards tests. The devices use software that runs complex algorithms during the emissions test, making diesel engines seem compliant with the law, when really this is the only time the full emission control is functional.

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Honda Recalls Minivans for Potential Fire Risk

April 1, 2014

Honda recently announced a voluntary recall for nearly 900,000 of its Odyssey minivans for potential fire risks. The automaker reported that the recall affects 886,815 Odyssey models from the 2005 to 2010 model years due to problems with a cover on the vehicle’s fuel strainer. Honda says that the cover of the strainer, located at the top of the gas tank, could crack over time and lead to a fuel leak, increasing the risk of fire.

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GM Announces Upgrades to Address Battery Fire Concerns

February 8, 2012

General Motors recently announced that they plan to upgrade the steel structure and liquid cooling system in Chevrolet Volt models to alleviate growing concerns about the Volt being prone to catching fire after severe accidents. Each Volt features a 400-pound lithium-ion battery. In some accidents, the impact has caused the coolant system for the battery to rupture, resulting in the battery becoming overheated and catching fire. After receiving complaints about the fires, the federal government performed some safety tests on the Volt. During testing in June 2011, a Volt caught fire after a crash that targeted the battery and cooling system. Another Volt caught fire in November 2011 after a government crash test, which prompted the investigation into the safety of Volt models.

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GM Recall Due to Washer Fluid Heating System

July 7, 2010

Just days ago, the struggling General Motors company recalled over 1.5 million vehicles for a strange reason. It turns out that a small company called Microheat provided a washer fluid heating system for installation in all kinds of GM vehicles. Cadillacs, Buicks, Hummers, Chevrolets and other GM models all have this system, which, according to recent reports, can overheat and cause a fire in the event of a short circuit.

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Orange County:
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500 Delaney Avenue #404
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: 407-425-2000

Seminole County:
Lake Mary, FL

300 International Parkway #100
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Phone: 407-487-4408

Osceola County:
Kissimmee, FL

17 S. Orlando Ave.
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Phone: 407-966-4408

Volusia County:
Daytona Beach, FL

1301 Beville Rd., Suite 8
Daytona Beach, FL 32119
Phone: 386-243-4994

Volusia County:
DeBary, FL

465 Summerhaven Drive, Suite C
DeBary, FL 32713
Phone: 386-320-3911

Volusia County:
Deland, FL

120 South Woodland Blvd.
Deland, FL 32720
Phone: 386-206-1264

Citrus County:
Inverness, FL

110 North Apopka Ave.
Inverness, FL 34453
Phone: 352-205-4341

Polk County:
Lakeland, FL

1102 S. Florida Ave., Suite 104
Lakeland, FL 33803
Phone: 863-968-7551

Polk County:
Winter Haven, FL

325 Avenue A, N.W.
Winter Haven, FL 33881
Phone: 863-968-7173

Hillsborough County:
Tampa, FL

100 S. Edison St. Suite D
Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: 813-355-9772

Marion-Sumter Counties:
The Villages, FL

3420 U.S. Hwy. 27/441
Fruitland Park, FL 34731
Phone: 352-419-0825

Lake County:
Mt. Dora, FL

Mt. Dora, FL
Phone: 352-436-4696

Lake County:
Clermont, FL

3721 S Hwy 27, Suite A
Clermont, FL 34711
Phone: 352-503-4674

Brevard County:
Titusville, FL

506 S. Palm Ave.
Titusville, FL 32780
Phone: 321-222-7300

Brevard County:
Cocoa, FL

96 Willard Street, Suite 206
Cocoa, FL 32922
Phone: 321-757-1373

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