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IMPROVING NHTSA’S CONSUMER INFORMATION PROGRAMS

IMPROVING NHTSA’S CONSUMER INFORMATION PROGRAMS

 RECORD STATEMENT OF CENTER FOR AUTO SAFETY

NHTSA PUBLIC MEETING

March 7, 2007

 

IMPROVING NHTSA'S CONSUMER INFORMATION PROGRAMS

IMPROVING NHTSA’S CONSUMER INFORMATION PROGRAMS

 RECORD STATEMENT OF CENTER FOR AUTO SAFETY

NHTSA PUBLIC MEETING

March 7, 2007

 

FMVSS 301 CAS Reconsideration Petition – January 15, 2004

January 15, 2004

VIA FAX AND ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION
Docket Management Room PL-401
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
400 7th St. SW
Washington, DC 20590

Re: DOT Docket No. NHTSA-03-16523

PETITION FOR RECONSIDERATION

Petition for Reconsideration – Power Windows

October 21, 2004

Honorable Jeffrey Runge, M.D., Administrator
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
U.S. Department of Transportation
400 Seventh Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20590

PETITION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF THE FINAL RULE REGARDING POWER-OPERATED WINDOW, PARTITION, AND ROOF PANEL SYSTEMS, AND PETITION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF THE DECISION DENYING THE CENTER FOR AUTO SAFETY PETITION FOR RULEMAKING

PETITION FOR RECONSIDERATION FILED BY:

Car Window Deaths Anger Safety Groups

Advocates Say Technology Exists to Prevent Accidents

By Greg Schneider
Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, June 24, 2004; Page A01

 

At least seven children have died nationwide in the past three months by getting strangled in automobile power windows, prompting safety advocates to charge the auto industry and the government with dragging their feet in making relatively simple changes to reduce the danger.

Feds to Tighten Window Rules

Safety agency will require safer switches after growing number of deadly accidents

 

September 13, 2004

By Jeff Plungis / Detroit News Washington Bureau

 

WASHINGTON – Federal auto safety regulators will unveil new rules Monday calling for safer power window designs.