Toyota executives aren't the only ones taking heat over the safety of their cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is also under fire.
The agency is supposed to investigate potential safety defects, but many say it's just another example of our broken government – overworked and underfunded.
We were joined on Wednesday's American Morning by Allan Kam, who was once senior enforcement attorney for the NHTSA. He retired in 2000 and is now director of Highway Traffic Safety Associates.