Air Bag Safety Requirements Reaction

Officials of the AMERICAN AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION commented on new government regulations for a air bags. They expressed general… read more

Officials of the AMERICAN AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION commented on new government regulations for a air bags.

They expressed general support for the regulations requiring labels and the option to disable airbags in the short term and more advanced air bags by 1999.

They also expressed concern about the speed with which the government would allow them to install less forceful air bags and the negative message of allowing people to disconnect air bags.

Representatives:

Vann Wilber, Director, VEHICLE SAFETY & INT’L.DEPARTMENTS DIRECTOR,AAMA

Helen Petrauskas, Vice-President,Environmental & Safety Engineering,FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Bob Lange, Director, Vehicle Development Methodology, GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

Dale Dawkins, Director,Vehicle Compliance & Safety Affairs, CHRYSLER CORP. close

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  • Dale Dawkins Director Chrysler Corporation->Vehicle Compliance
  • Bob Lange Director General Motors->Vehicle Development Methodology
  • Helen Petrauskas Vice President Ford Motor Company->Safety
  • Vann Wilber Director American Automobile Manufacturers Assn.->Vehicle Safety
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Air Bag Safety Requirements Reaction

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Program ID:
77001-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 22, 1996 | 6:17pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Nov 24, 1996 | 3:26pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Nov 22, 1996 | 6:17pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 22, 1996 | 9:27pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 23, 1996 | 12:33am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 23, 1996 | 6:43am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 24, 1996 | 3:26pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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