Product recall: Bad Boy Buggies

Published 12:01 am Thursday, October 27, 2011

NATCHEZ — Bad Boy Buggies, an off-road utility vehicle company, is recalling 3,200 buggies because reports the steering arm assemblies broke during operation.

Bad Boy Buggies announced Wednesday the recall of the Bad Boy LT, Classic, XT, XTO and XT Safari model electric off-road utility vehicles.

The models were sold nationwide from August of 2009 through June of 2011.

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The company says it has 15 reports of the steering arm assembly breaking. Officials say when it occurs the driver loses control of the vehicle.

No injuries have been reported.

The company manufactured the vehicles at Bad Boy Enterprises LLC in Natchez and BB Buggies in Augusta, Ga.

Officials say owners should stop using the buggies and contact the company.

Associated Press