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National Traffic And Motor Vehicle Safety Act Of 1966

While waiting for a friend to untangle the seatbelt she had managed to snag in the door (don’t ask me how), I thought about the family car of my childhood. The 1961 Buick LeSabre was not originally equipped with seatbelts … Continue reading

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Cost-Benefits’ Fatal Flaw

On August 10, 1978, two sisters and their cousin were traveling on U.S. Highway 33 near Goshen, Indiana in a 1973 Ford Pinto.  A van collided with the rear of their car. The Pinto’s fuel tank leaked gasoline with the … Continue reading

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