Off-Road Utility Vehicles Recalled
Written by Faith Anderson on October 26, 2011
Recalled Bad Boy Buggies Models
This CPSC recall involves Bad Boy LT, Classic, XT, XTO, and XT Safari model electric off-road utility vehicles. The utility vehicles have four wheels, bench seats for the operator and passengers, and were sold in camouflage patterns, hunter green, red and black. “Bad Boy” is printed on the side or front of the recalled vehicles. These products were manufactured by BB Buggies Inc. of Augusta, Georgia, and Bad Boy Enterprises LLC of Natchez, Mississippi, and were sold at Bad Boy Buggy dealers nationwide from August 2009 through June 2011 for between $7,000 and $15,000.
U.S. CPSC Recommendations for Consumers
According to the CPSC, consumers should immediately stop using the recalled utility vehicles and contact an authorized dealer or BB Buggies for a free replacement of the faulty steering assembly. The CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, chemical, electrical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years. The CPSC warns consumers that it is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.