TITLE

IMPROVE PEDESTRIAN SAFETY, CAR MANUFACTURERS TOLD

PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);7/5/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7607, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the improvement of record on pedestrian safety by car makers in the U.S. Absence of progress in making cars less dangerous for pedestrians; Citation of car models having good scores in a series of test for occupant safety; Investment of Honda in pedestrian safety features.
ACCESSION #
7364256

 

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