Some people have been killed by the bags. Honda has 60 days to provide further details on the 1,729 incidents. “Today’s announcement sends a very clear message to the entire industry that manufacturers have responsibility for the complete and timely reporting of this critical safety information,” said Thursday Mark Rosekind, administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. To be more effective in accomplishing its mission, the Department of Transportation will ask that Congress approves to increase in the future the maximum fine per violation to $300 million. Under a system called Early Warning Reporting, automakers are required to disclose claims they receive that blame vehicle defects for serious injuries or deaths.