National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
The agency accused Chrysler of moving too slowly to fix up to 2.5 million older Grand Cherokees and Libertys with gas tanks behind the rear axles.
The recall covers vans from the 2009-2014 model years and includes GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express models.
Safety advocates hope to teach students about the dangers of texting behind the wheel.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says traffic crash fatalities in Maryland dropped 10 percent last year.
A positive sign as the number of people who died in traffic accidents is down across the country. But in Maryland, highway officials say there’s no reason to celebrate.