A federal court in Texas agreed to hear an 'emergency motion' on General Motors' recalled vehicles on April 4.
Plaintiff lawyers asked Judge Nelva Ramos to consider the emergency motion, which, if approved, would require GM to tell its customers to stop driving the recalled vehicles until proper repairs can be made.
Earlier this week, attorney Robert Hilliard said people driving GM cars recalled for faulty ignition switches are putting themselves at risk if they continue operating their cars before they are fixed.
"I believe it to be extremely dangerous not just for the people driving the vehicles, but for those driving around the vehicles," Hilliard said.
GM is already offering loaner cars to customers who ask and are concerned for their safety. The company is expected to pick up all costs in providing the loaner vehicles.
The company contends the recalled vehicles are safe to drive until repairs begin in mid-April.
GM shares remained in positive territory following the news.
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