Tributes to CAS Executive Director Clarence M. Ditlow, III

The Center for Auto Safety is the nation’s premier independent, member driven, non-profit consumer advocacy organization dedicated to improving vehicle safety, quality, and fuel economy on behalf of all drivers, passengers, and pedestrians.


The Guardian Angel for America’s Motorist – Ralph Nader

Clarence Ditlow, a Passionate Advocate for Car Safety, Dies – Consumer Reports

Clarence Ditlow, crusading consumer advocate for auto safety, dies at 72 – Washington Post

Consumers and Environment Lose a Dauntless Champion, Clarence Ditlow III – US PIRG

Clarence M. Ditlow III, Auto Safety Crusader, Dies at 72 – New York Times

The Loss of a Consumer Champion – Fair Warning

Ditlow Shaped Safety Laws — With a Grin – Automotive News

Clarence Ditlow Remembered for His Tenacity – Automotive News

Clarence Ditlow, longtime auto safety crusader, dead at 72 – Automotive News

Clarence Ditlow, auto safety watchdog and pioneer, dies at 72 – Los Angeles Times

Clarence Ditlow Crusaded for Safer Cars and Trucks – Wall Street Journal

Clarence M. Ditlow III, Auto Safety Leader, Dies at 72 – Wall Street Journal

Auto Safety Crusader Clarence Ditlow Dies – Consumer Affairs

Auto Safety Advocate Clarence Ditlow Dies at 72 – Detroit News

Tireless auto safety advocate Clarence Ditlow dies – USA Today

Center for Auto Safety Executive Director Clarence Ditlow Dies – Autoblog

Outspoken Champion For Automotive Safety Clarence Ditlow Dies At 72 – Jalopnik

Recognizing Clarence Ditlow’s Contributions to Americans’ Automotive Safety – Legal Reader

Remembering a watchdog of the auto industry –

Consumer Federation of America

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

Safety Research and Strategies

National Consumers League

Friends of the Earth