Lately it seems that each day brings another report of a driver’s terrifying experience with an out-of-control Toyota. There have been at least four congressional hearings in as many weeks.
Even the most confident consumer has to wonder what is causing all this and, more fundamentally, whether Toyotas are safe to drive.
The second question is easier to answer. Despite the flurry of reports, incidents with speeding vehicles are rare. And vehicles today, including Toyotas, are safer than ever.
While we have heard much recently about “smart pedals,” floor mats and sticky throttles, it has not been made clear what is behind the incidents of sudden acceleration.… Seguir leyendo »