By Miriam Raftery
March 9, 2017 (San Diego) — Sunday, don’t forget to move your clock forward an hour for Daylight Savings time. Fire officials encourage changing your smoke detector on this date. In addition, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration encouraging you to also use the agency’s free VIN Look-Up tool to see if any of your family’s vehicles are under a recall order.
Getting dangerous conditions repaired or defective parts replaced under recall can save lives. So, it’s a wise idea to check the recall site at least twice a year, on Daylight Savings dates each spring and fall.
You can also join in a #CheckForRecalls Tweet-up to help spread this safety message. The Tweet-up will be held Sunday, March 12 from 4-7 p.m. Pacific Standard Time at www.twitter.com/NHTSA.gov.
Follow the conversation using the hashtag #CheckForRecalls. Mention @NHTSAgov in your tweets and the agency will respond to as many questions and comments as it can.
This video explains the recall process, how you will be notified, and what tools are available to you.