Steed changed the rules to give bags a boost

Frame, Phil
September 1996
Automotive News;9/9/1996, Vol. 71 Issue 5677, p26
Trade Publication
Reports on the boost given by the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to the use of automobile airbags, during the term of administrator Diane Steed.


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