According To NHTSA Toyota Drivers Are Easily Confused

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the runaway Toyota (and Lexus)  is more likely driver confusion than sticky gas pedals. The findings by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration involve a sample of the reports in which a driver of a Toyota vehicle said the brakes were depressed but failed to stop the car from accelerating and ultimately crashing. The U.S. Department of Transportation found that throttles were wide open and brakes not engaged on Toyotas involved in accidents blamed on sudden acceleration, said people familiar with the matter. …