CAS Actions

Active Safety Technology Issues

Presentation to the National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationNovember 10, 2004Clarence M. Ditlow, Executive DirectorCenter for Auto Safety The Center for Auto Safety has generally advocated that crashworthiness and occupant restraint are the most critical areas in which the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration should regulate and issue consumer information. Nevertheless, …

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Letter to NCSA on Acura MDX Fire Fatalities

May 4, 2004 Mr. Joseph S. Carra, Director National Center for Statistics and Analysis (NCSA) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 400 7th Street, SW Washington, DC 20590 Dear Mr. Carra: The attached article recounts a fatal crash that occurred on March 4, 2004 in Pacific Palisades, CA. A father and …

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CAS Response to NCSA re: Crown Victoria Fires

May 30, 2003 Joseph S. Carra, DirectorNational Center for Statistics and AnalysisNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration400 7th Street SWWashington DC 20590 Dear Mr. Carra: This responds to your April 24 letter to the Center for Auto Safety (CAS) about fatal crashes that do not show up in FARS and/or FARS …

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Letter to NHTSA NCSA on FARS Underreporting of Fire Deaths

October 1, 2002 Joseph S. CarraNational Center for Statistics and AnalysisNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration400 7th Street, S.W.Washington, D.C. 20590 Dear Mr. Carra: As we discussed in our meeting earlier this year, CAS has long been concerned about fatal crashes that do not show up in FARS and/or FARS data …

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