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How to Navigate a Roundabout Like a Nashvillian

Put the hot chicken down! In all seriousness, roundabouts can be a little confusing if you're not used to driving in them. As traffic gets more and more congested around Nashville, roundabouts are becoming a less expensive option to regulate traffic, as well as use less energy.
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Voluntary recall of IKEA safety gates after children fall

When parents purchase a toy or child safety device, they expect the product to be entirely safe for their child to use. Unfortunately for many families in Nashville and other areas of the country, dangerous products intended for children still cause injuries and even tragic [...]
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Recall issued after 29 Vornado heaters overheat, melt

It can be easy for Nashville residents to forget that some of the products in their homes are in fact quite dangerous. Although used every day, appliances that rely on electricity or gas can, should they contain a defect, pose substantial risks to those who use them. Because of [...]
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Tattoo ink defect may be more widespread than initially thought

When a design or manufacturing defect is identified, recalls are often issued to prevent consumers from becoming injured. Sometimes the investigations into these problems reveal that these defects are not isolated to one batch or product line. When this occurs, it is important [...]
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Defective firework kit injures 1

The Fourth of July is one of the most beloved holidays in the United States, and many Tennessee families celebrate by bringing together loved ones to enjoy backyard barbeques and play with fireworks. When done safely, using these fireworks is a fun and exciting way to spend the [...]
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Defect in pool sanitation system leads to $23,000 in damage

Those who invest in private pools in Tennessee understand how important it is to keep the water clean. Many opt for automated cleaning systems that tend to the water without too much manual oversight, such as devices that use ultraviolet lights. While these products can be [...]
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Consumers concerned defective airbag being repaired too slowly

Many people in Nashville rely on their personal vehicles to transport them on a regular basis, and they trust that these machines are safe to use. These consumers are relying on the fact that when defective auto products are discovered, recalls will be carried out quickly and [...]
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Defective outdoor chairs results in 3 consumer falls

During the spring and summer months, many Nashville residents enjoy making the most of the warm weather by sitting out on their decks, barbequing and spending time with family and friends.
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11 injures tied to recalled tool chest

Many Nashville residents are fans of DIY work around their homes, and trust that the tools and accessories they purchase to help them complete these projects are safe. However, sometimes these products can suffer from a manufacturing or design defect that makes them dangerous to [...]
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Fireplace products explode due to defect

On cold winter nights, many Nashville residents love to snuggle up near their fireplaces with their families. Although most people have become accustomed to the idea of using fire, gas and electricity throughout their homes, the truth is that appliances that rely on these energy [...]
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