After recalling millions of vehicles for a deadly ignition switch defect, General Motors turned to Kenneth Feinberg to create and administer a compensation plan to pay victims and their families. Feinberg announced the details of [...]
At time of posting, this video from Volkswagen has had almost 17.5 million views. Kudos to VW for this eye-opening way to communicate the dangers of distracted driving.
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