Toyota: Some Cars on Recall List Can Still be Sold in U.S.

Safety experts say Toyota owners should practice shifting gears to neutral in case their cars experience a runaway condition.

Click here to watch a video on how to stop your runaway Toyota.

But while Toyota is telling drivers their cars are safe, many Blotter readers say they're parking the vehicles until the problem is fixed.

"I have a 5-year-old son and a 3 year-old daughter," wrote Rick Masnyk of Rhode Island, who has a 2009 Camry. "I have no intention of putting them in this car whatsoever."

Drivers aren't the only ones affected. Toyota dealers are also taking a hit with the halt in sales.

Ernie Sims, executive vice president of sales at the Al Hendrickson Toyota dealership in Miami, FL, said Camrys and Corollas make up about 60 percent of business.

"You know when you start talking about {those models}, that's our bread and butter," Sims said.

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