Sens. Seek To Curb Rentals Of Recalled Cars

Law360, New York (July 29, 2011, 6:04 PM EDT) -- Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., introduced a bill Thursday that would ban rental car companies from renting or selling recalled vehicles and direct the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to investigate whether they are renting cars without standard safety features.

Car dealerships are prohibited from selling recalled vehicles to customers, but under current law rental car companies can rent or sell the same cars without penalty, Schumer said in a statement Thursday. The bill, S. 1445 — known as the Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car...
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