Dune Buggy Maker Settles With CPSC Over Defects

Law360, New York (September 23, 2011, 7:01 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Friday that dune buggy maker Bad Boy Enterprises LLC would pay $715,000 to settle allegations it failed to immediately tell the agency about a defect in its vehicles' electric motors.

Bad Boy created software in May 2008 to fix an alleged defect in so-called SepEx motors that caused its Bad Boy Buggy Classic to accelerate unexpectedly, but the company did not inform the CPSC of the problem until August 2009, according to a settlement agreement. Bad Boy and the...
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