LaHood on Toyota Recalls: 'We Have Not Been Asleep at the Switch'

After a recall affecting 9 million Toyota cars and trucks worldwide, the secretary of transportation today denied charges that his department had been asleep at the wheel, and said safety is the government's first priority. "We have not been asleep at the switch when it comes to Toyota. There are three recalls going on right now, two of them as a result of our people either going to Japan or me on the telephone with the president of Toyota holding their feet to the fire on this,"...Full Story
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