Bad News for TN Motorists

Tennessee News Service reports on a dangerous new Tennessee law that impacts car buyers and motorists: There’s one more reason to read the fine print when buying your next car in Tennessee. A new law in the Volunteer State allows used car dealers to sell vehicles that are under a safety recall, as long as […]

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WARNING: Used Car Dangers

Used car buying can be an unpleasant adventure. Now, Tennessee has one of the most dangerous laws in the nation, allowing dealers to sell you cars they know are unsafe. We’re hosting an event to help you learn how to make the used car buying experience a better one. Former Tennessee Assistant Attorney General Steve […]

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New TN Law Harms Car Buyers, Motorists

A recent story in Automotive News details a new Tennessee law related to selling used cars. The law was passed late in the 2017 legislative session as a bill related to bicycles and rickshaws was amended to explicitly allow used car dealers to sell cars they know are under an active safety recall. Rosemary Shahan […]

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Consumer Groups Raise Alarm Over Car Safety in TN

NEWS For immediate release: Tuesday December 19, 2017   Contact: Rosemary Shahan, Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety Foundation 530-759-9440 Jason Levine, Center for Auto Safety, 202-728-7700 Andy Spears, Tennessee Citizen Action, 615-815-4544 Steven Taterka, former Assistant Attorney General of Tennessee, 615-952-3661 Sean Kane, The Safety Institute, 508-252-2333     Consumer Groups Raise Alert: Unprecedented […]

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Your Car May Kill You, Your Legislature Doesn’t Care

Used cars with safety recalls can be dangerous, even deadly. So, of course, a car dealer can’t sell you that used car with an open safety recall unless it has been repaired, right? Wrong. Current law does not explicitly prevent the sale of a used car with an open safety recall. And safety recalls kill. […]

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