September 11, 2023
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced the introduction of legislation to help keep our kids safe as they travel to and from school. Brown, along with U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), introduced the School Bus Safety Act to implement safety recommendations from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to make school buses safer…
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On June 9, 1978, Ford Motor Company agreed to recall 1.5 million Ford Pinto and 30,000 Mercury Bobcat sedan and hatchback models for fuel tank design defects which made the vehicles susceptible to fire in the of a moderate-speed rear end collision.
The side saddle fuel tank design installed in over 10 million trucks – all 1973-87 General Motors full-size pickups and cab-chassis trucks (pickups without beds) and some 1988-91 dual cab or RV chassis – is the worst auto crash fire defect in the history of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
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