Senate Commerce Panel Seeks Expanded NHTSA Audit

Law360, New York (February 25, 2010, 3:24 PM EST) -- Leaders on the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee have asked federal transportation officials to expand their inquiry into recent Toyota Motor Corp. recalls to include the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's handling of complaints on a wide range of automakers' vehicles.

Commerce Committee chairman John D. Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va., and Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., chairman of the Commerce subcommittee on consumer protection, product safety and insurance, sent a letter dated Tuesday to the Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Transportation, requesting that it...
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