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During this move, the engine in their U-Haul truck caught on fire and their entire cargo burned to a crisp.

Where was U-Haul during all this?
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Devin Letzer and Father

October 15, 2008 - Devin Letzer, whose father was killed in 2003 in a crash involving a defective U-Haul trailer, is the new spokesman for U-HaulSafetyAlert.Org, sponsors have announced. "My goal is to help make the public aware of U-Haul's history of renting out defective vehicles and its callous disregard for the safety of its customers," Letzer said. "Had it not been for company greed that sent us out on the road with an unsafe trailer, my father would be alive today. I don't want to see that happen to anyone else," he added.

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arrowInside Edition's report cites several dangerous flaws on a random number of trailers including:

  • Deteriorated, loose rear axle support clamp
  • Non-working directional/hazard lights
  • Damaged framework repaired with putty
  • Rusted chains
  • Frayed wires
  • No brake fluid!