The recent tragic death of a child in Kentucky brings to the fore two issues that have been much in the news lately. The issues concern the partying and pledging practices in the nation's collegiate Greek system and reckless driving brought about by driving under the influence. A child was the victim of a traffic accident that happened during a University of Kentucky football game.
Modern motor vehicles contain many safety devices. Drivers and passengers count on these products functioning properly. Unfortunately, defects can sometimes arise in connection to auto safety devices. When such products are defective, they might not be able to protect an occupant the way they are supposed to. However, this is not the only type of harm that can be caused by auto safety device defects. Sometimes, such a defect creates whole new safety risks.