What Should You Do If Your Car Accelerates Out of Control?

By Sadie Bass

Nov 3, 2009 5:55pm

Today federal safety officials said sudden acceleration in some 2,000 Toyotas remains under active investigation.  In recent weeks, Toyota has conducted the largest recall for safety in its history.  The company warned the owners of 3.8 million Toyota and Lexus vehicles of problems with accelerators getting stuck under floor mats, causing the automobiles to speed out of control. 

What should you do if your car accelerates out of control?  A "Consumer Reports" engineer explains in the video below.

And to see all of ABC's Brian Ross' reporting on accelerating Toyotas, CLICK HERE.

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