Rental Car Recall Repair Practices

NHTSA Press Release: Effective Today: New Federal law for recalled rental cars protects consumers from vehicle safety defects

DOT 62-16 Wednesday, June 1, 2016 Contact: Bryan Thomas, 202-366-9550, WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that, beginning today, June 1, 2016, rental car agencies must fix any and all open safety defects before renting out vehicles to customers. U.S Secretary …

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Rental car safety bill progresses in honor of Santa Cruz sisters – 8/1/13

WASHINGTON -- A Senate bill with roots in Santa Cruz took a step closer to adoption this week, and its advocates hope it will improve rental car safety.

Santa Cruz's Raechel and Jacqueline Houck, 24 and 20, were killed while driving a recalled Chrysler PT Cruiser rented from Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Capitola in 2004. The Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2013 would prevent rental car companies from renting or selling cars or trucks that have safety recalls.

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Boxer Calls on Rental Car Industry to Commit to Stop Renting Unsafe Vehicles – 5/5/12

Press Release of U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer

For Immediate Release:
May 7, 2012  

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