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Safety Recalls Don't Keep Used Cars Off The Road

Friday, May 09, 2014

Last year, carmakers recalled nearly 22 million cars and trucks — the most in almost a decade. But if those vehicles are resold, car dealers and rental companies aren’t required to fix them.

Safety advocates are supporting bills calling for mandatory rentals. There are two bills pending in Congress.

Paul Eisenstein of the car news website The Detroit Bureau talks with Here & Now’s Robin Young about why at least one of these bills is idling.

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