Automobile Air Bag Policy
Transportation Department officials announced the approval of switches for disabling automobile air bags. Vehicle owners must seek… read more
Transportation Department officials announced the approval of switches for disabling automobile air bags. Vehicle owners must seek government approval before installing such switches. Secretary Slater talked about the administration’s policy and then answered questions from the press along with Mr. Martinez and Mr. Recht. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Dr. Ricardo Martinez Administrator National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
- Philip Recht Deputy Administrator National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
- Rodney E. Slater Secretary Department of Transportation
Automobile and Highway Safety
Experts discussed automobile and highway safety and responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.
Highway Administration Findings
Mr. Martinez and other Highway Administration officials discussed the statistics they have gathered on automobile…
Air Bag Safety
Committee members heard testimony from federal highway safety officials, automobile industry representatives and…
New Air Bag Safety Requirements
Mr. Martinez announced new regulations for automobile air bags. The new requirements are: warning labels…