Eric Lane says recalls help reduce fatalities

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Eric Lane, president of Gerry Lane Enterprises and its car dealerships, says vehicle recalls like the current one by GM are important. He spoke Monday at the Baton Rouge Press Club.

"So a total of 1299 recalls and 95 million vehicles and it's helped to reduce vehicle fatalities and make cars safer," Lane says. "It's an all-time low for fatalities according to NHTSA."

Lane is quoting figures from the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration which prompts recalls. Lane says he's only had a couple of panicked car owners and that the Gerry Lane Car Shops installed the recall updates.

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