USA Today: Airbag Recall Deadly Slow

In an editorial, USA Today wrote, automobile air bags save about 2,300 lives each year, so when they instead turn deadly — exploding and spewing shrapnel into drivers’ bodies — you’d expect urgent action to get the defective products off the road. Instead, air bag maker Takata and its biggest customer, Honda, conducted glacial, piecemeal recalls that have left drivers in jeopardy.