U-Haul Story — “Driving With Rented Risks”

The L.A. Times  has written a major story on safety problems at U-Haul.

An excerpt:  "U-Haul, the nation’s largest provider of rental trailers, says it is "highly conservative" about safety. But a yearlong Times investigation, which included more than 200 interviews and a review of thousands of pages of court records, police reports, consumer complaints and other documents, found that company practices have heightened the risk of towing accidents."

And here is an interesting tidbit: "JOHN ABROMAVAGE, U-Haul’s engineering director, once testified that as a witness for the company in some 200 cases, he had never seen an accident he regarded as U-Haul’s fault."

Read the entire story here.