WASHINGTON (AP) - Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood now says he misspoke whentelling owners of recalled Toyotas to stop driving then.
Instead, LaHood says take them to dealerships to get themrepaired.
LaHood told reporters it was "obviously a misstatement" when hetold a House panel earlier Wednesday that he would advise ownersnot to drive recalled vehicles. The remark came during testimony tothe Appropriations subcommittee on transportation.
Toyota's most recent recall in the United States affects 2.3million vehicles with the potential for sticking gas pedals.
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