NHTSA Raises Number of Deaths Associated with Toyota Acceleration

The Associated Press (5/26, Thomas) reported that NHTSA said that 89 deaths in the past ten years can be attributed to “unintended acceleration in Toyota vehicles,” adding that NHTSA said that “from 2000 to mid-May, it had received more than 6,200 complaints involving sudden acceleration in Toyota vehicles. The reports involve 89 deaths and 57 injuries over the same period. Previously, 52 deaths were blamed on the problem.”