Another thing to worry about?: Rental car recalls
Is your car rental company taking care of manufacturer recalls in a timely manner? Odds are, theyre not.
For many recalls, its not a huge deal. But every now and then, something horrible happens such as a PT Cruiser which caught fire, leading its occupants to lose control and crash. After five years of litigation, Enterprise Rent-a-Car admitted liability, for not getting a hood fire recall taken care of.
Subsequently, the federal government has looked into rental car recall management:
In November, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it was looking at nearly 3 million recalled vehicles from General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group LLC that were sold to rental car companies to see how quickly they are repaired.
Rental car companies are not... [via Upgrade Travel Better]