Is that rental car safe to drive?


(The writer is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own.) By Mitch Lipka (Reuters) - When you rent a car, there's a chance the vehicle has been recalled and, if it has been, that it hasn't yet been repaired. That's at the heart of a battle over whether the rental car industry should be required to fix cars before sending them out with customers. Meanwhile, consumers are left to figure out for themselves whether they're at risk. Some companies, such as Hertz, say pull all ...

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