A fired salesman turned him in for keeping a used pickup on the lot more than three months after it was supposed to be destroyed, said Wood, who blamed a junkyard that went out of business. A lot attendant put 20 miles on the odometer by using it to ferry garbage to a trash bin.
Wood said that he was wrong but that the NHTSA was heavy-handed. "If you get run over by the train for standing on the tracks, is it the train's fault? Not necessarily