Pennsylvania Law Allows Sale of Potentially Dangerous Recalled Vehicles. Investigation Finds 17 Recalled Cars For Sale at Dealerships Owned by U.S Rep. Mike Kelly.
April 25, 2019
Alexander Brangman helps expose unethical practices legislators use to profit themselves while deceiving customers and jeopardizing public safety.
San Diego Father Demands Action
April 8, 2019
Alexander Brangman speaks out about the 24th death connected to faulty Takata Airbags.
A San Diego father who lost his daughter Jewel Brangman after she was hit by shrapnel from an exploding airbag spoke to Team 10 about the latest death connected to these faulty devices.
The latest death occurred in June, according to a statement released by Honda, which made the car involved in the crash. The driver, Armando Vargas Ortega, was hit by shrapnel from the airbag when a 2002 Honda Civic crashed at an intersection, a Honda spokesman said. The death occurred a few days later.
Alexander Brangman understands their pain. On Sept. 7, 2014, his daughter Jewel Brangman rear-ended a van in her rental car on a freeway in Los Angeles. Four vehicles were involved. Everyone walked away from the crash, except her.
Alexander Brangman said shrapnel pierced her neck. She later died.
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When it comes to your recalled Takata airbag, automakers aren’t necessarily honest or forthright.
October 21, 2018
Alexander Brangman continues to support Operation Find & Fix while holding automakers accountable for their incompetence and attempts to shift responsibility onto consumers.
Takata Victim’s Father Helps Launch Public Safety Campaign For Grass Roots Community Outreach
June 11, 2018
Partnering with the federal agency NHTSA and AirbagRecall.com, Alexander Brangman turns the tragic loss of his daughter into a force for good, to save lives from deadly Takata airbags, like the one that killed his daughter, Jewel.
Groundbreaking California Bill Requiring More Recall Fixes Would be First of Its Kind in The Nation
May 27, 2018
Alexander Brangman, A San Diego father turned activist honors the memory of his late daughter Jewel, killed by a Takata airbag, in seeking to help set a new national standard for auto recall safety.
Read Alexander’s letter to the California Legislature
If you have a recall notice for your vehicle, it is recommended that you have this issue fixed ASAP, as this is a potential danger to yourself and any passengers into your automobile. To see any recall notices regarding your vehicle, please visit NHTSA’s website: https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls.
Lawmakers Press Safety Officials on Takata recall
March 20, 2018
Alexander Brangman, the father of a Takata victim has urges everyone not to be complacent and proactively check whether their vehicles are involved in the recall after losing his daughter Jewel due to a defective air bag.
Takata: Victim’s father warns Australians to check for faulty airbags
March 1, 2018
Alexander Brangman, the father of a Takata victim has urged Australians not to be complacent and proactively check whether their vehicles are involved in the recall after losing his daughter Jewel due to a defective Takata airbag.
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ABC 10 News: City employees driving hundreds of recalled cars
February 5, 2018
According to an expert, California has the highest number of recalled cars, on the road, in the United States. That works out to about 1 in every 4 vehicles.
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San Diego father talks about Takata recall
July 11, 2017
Takata added 2.7 million vehicles to the recall from Ford, Nissan, and Mazda, all with a type of inflator that was previously thought to be safe. The affected vehicles are from 2005 to 2012.
People Magazine, Scott Eastwood’s Apology
August 25, 2016
Inside Scott Eastwood’s Emotional Apologetic Phone Call to the Father of Ex-Girlfriend Who Died in Car Crash
Urgent airbag recall involves 2001, 2003 Hondas
July 8, 2016
The airbags in certain cars have a 50-50 chance of exploding, according to a recent recall notice.
Is your used car dealership selling vehicles with safety recalls?
June 23, 2016
If you’re looking for a good used car, you undoubtedly want one that’s safe. But are dealerships and used car lots selling used cars with dangerous recalls? And if they are, how would you know?
Reading Father’s Day Card from ABC Interview
July 30, 2015
Alexander Brangman read Team 10 the last Father’s Day card he got from his daughter Jewel.
Airbag Recall Loophole Could Leave Drivers at Risk
July 14, 2015
There is no federal law in effect that now requires rental car companies to warn consumers if the vehicle they are renting is under a safety recall. The U.S. Senate will consider legislation that could close the loophole, coming on the heels of the largest auto safety recall in US history.
Safety of rental vehicles questioned in Takata hearing
June 23, 2015