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.
The California Highway Patrol and law enforcement agencies throughout the state on Monday are kicking off a month-long crackdown on drivers who text or talk on the phone while behind the wheel.
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The CHP along with the NHTSA are hoping to educated drivers on the dangers of texting or talking on the phone behind the wheel.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Tuesday that 791 people died in California in driving-while-intoxicated crashes, down from 950 in 2009.