The ignition switch steering lock, standard equipment on most vehicles since 1969 and prior to 2001, see: (NHTSA FMVSS 114) is a hazardous and obsolete auto theft device. Due to the fact that the lock mechanism is spring loaded and combined with the ignition switch (engine on/off deactivation), it can lock a vehicle’s steering while driving and therefore is unsafe at any speed! This dangerous device “steering column locks” should be factored in as a potential cause, or principal cause, in the many ignition switch recalls and accidents, past, present, Steering lock ignition switches, steering wheel ignition locks, cause accidents, increase auto theft, strand motorists by malfunction, and have no merit whatsoever! A Mass Vehicle Recall should be enacted. We’re a Nonprofit Dedicated to Car & Road Safety. Discover our Mission Today! Donate & Help ASF the Leader in Auto Safety · Fight for The Cause and Resolution for Safe Cars.