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Posted 7 years ago in Consumer Law by Arthur Buono  
Test Drive: 2010 Motor Vehicle Safety Act

You remember Toyota’s sudden acceleration problems. Your Congress does too. Democratic lawmakers have sponsored legislation to put a kill switch in all new passenger cars and trucks. This week Consumers Union weighed in to support passage of the bill. Today the crack mechanics at Lawyers.com take a look under the hood.   Unintended acceleration claims and recall to cost Toyota $2 billion NHTSA report: acceleration due to defect or driver error? Bill makes vehicle design changes and increases safety funding …

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