One of every four cars recalled in the U.
S. isn’t fixed, leaving millions of potentially dangerous vehicles on the road.
Some car owners mistake safety recall notices for junk mail and toss them without opening them. In some cases, owners may not think a recall is serious and opt not to get their cars fixed right away — or at all.
“Our data suggests that there are 36 million cars that are on the road that have an unfixed recall,” said Christopher Basso, public relations manager for Carfax, a company that provides vehicle history reports. “That’s all the recalls that don’t get fixed year after year, that compound year after year.”Read Article