Cause Of Takata Air Bag Explosions ReleasedScientists, hired by the auto-industry, say they have figured out what caused Takata air bags to suddenly explode. The Independent Testing Coalition says design issues, moisture, high humidity, heat and the use of a controversial propellant called ammonium nitrate are all factors. This is consistent with Takata's findings.
Driver Hurt After Tanker Truck Rolls Near HibbingAuthorities in northern Minnesota say a truck driver was hospitalized Friday morning after a tanker truck rolled over near Hibbing. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash on Highway 5. When authorities arrived, a tanker truck carrying about 45,000 pounds of ammonium nitrate had rolled over.