Full Committee Hearing:Toyota Gas Pedals: Is the Public At Risk?

Date: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 - 10:00am
Location: 
2154 Rayburn House Office Building

On Wednesday, February 24, 2010, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held a hearing titled: “Toyota Gas Pedals: Is the Public At Risk?” The hearing examined the Federal government’s response to the Toyota recall, and gain a better understanding of the nature of the sudden acceleration problem in Toyota vehicles and what should be done about it.

 

Witnesses

PANEL I

The Honorable Raymond H. LaHood
Secretary
U.S. Department of Transportation

PANEL II

Mr. Akio Toyoda
President and CEO
Toyota Motor Corporation

Mr. Yoshimi Inaba
President and CEO
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.

PANEL III

Ms. Joan Claybrook
President Emeritus of Public Citizen and
Former Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Mr. Clarence M. Ditlow
Executive Director
Center for Auto Safety

Mrs. Fe Lastrella
Lost Family Members in a Car Accident Involving a Toyota Vehicle

Mr. Kevin Haggerty
Experienced Sudden Unintended Acceleration in a Toyota Vehicle

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