Schumer: Bill Would Keep Unsafe Rental Cars Off The Road | WAMC

Schumer: Bill Would Keep Unsafe Rental Cars Off The Road

Feb 21, 2015

Credit Senator Charles Schumer

Sen. Charles Schumer says he's trying again with legislation to require car rental companies to fix vehicles subject to a manufacturer's recall before handing them over to customers.

The New York Democrat said Friday that auto dealers are already required to repair vehicles subject to manufacturer recall before selling them. He says the same "common-sense" rules should apply to rental car companies.

Schumer has been pushing the bill for four years. He said he'll introduce it again, and notes that it has the support of the Secretary of Transportation as well as General Motors.

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