American Car Rental Association:
The Voice of the American Auto Rental Industry
Dedicated to the betterment of the rental car industry by supporting and promoting sensible legislation that will benefit all its members.

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The Members Toolbox holds important car rental-related information, links, news, and references.

News and Updates

  • Latest NHTSA Recalls
    ACRA has been actively engaged in legislative discussions surrounding recalls. Please visit the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) website for the latest recall information the agency has available.
  • Recommended Dealer Guidance for Managing Counterfeit Air Bags
    There has been a recent problem involving the sale of counterfeit air bags for use as replacement parts in vehicles. While these air bags look nearly identical to certified, original equipment parts—including bearing the insignia and branding of major automakers, NHTSA testing has shown consistent malfunctioning.
  • TSA: Security Indicators for the Vehicle Rental Industry
    Recent events in Europe have highlighted the increasing prevalence of terrorists’ use of vehicle ramming attacks, particularly those involving rental vehicles. Several attacks using rental vehicles have occurred in the past year. Employees of vehicle rental companies should be aware of circumstances with vehicles that may seem suspicious or customers that exhibit suspicious behaviors, such as indicators for