National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s proposed Light Truck Average Fuel Economy Standards for Model Years 1983-1985

by Council on Wage and Price Stability March 31, 1980 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

The Council on Wage and Price Stability today submitted comments to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the Department of Transportation on NHTSA’s proposed Light Duty Truck Fuel Economy Standards for Model Years 1983-85. The Council submitted these comments on behalf of the Regulatory Analysis Review Group.

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Before the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration:Council Questions NHTSA’S Standards for Small Trucks

by Barry Bosworth January 30, 1978 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

On December 15, 1977, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposed new fuel economy standards for 1980 and 1981 model year nonpassenger automobiles. The vehicles covered by the proposed standard include light duty trucks, vans and four-wheel drive vehicles in the 0-8500 pound gross vehicle weight rating'{GVWR) class.  This vehicle category is referred to […]

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Council Views Auto Safety

by Council on Wage and Price Stability May 31, 1977 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has urged the Secretary of Transportation to carefully review the economic consequences of mandating passive restraint systems designed to provide added protection for drivers and passengers in automobile accidents.

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Passenger Automobile Average Fuel Economy Standards

by Council on Wage and Price Stability February 3, 1977 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

   On October 26, 1976, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) of the U.S. Department of Transportation proposed rules under which automobile manufacturers might petition NHTSA to obtain modifications in federal requirements to improve the average fuel economy of new cars (41 FR 46878). In addition, NHTSA described procedures it would follow in acting […]

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Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability Concerning Cost Information Reporting: Before the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

by Michael H. Moscow November 26, 1975 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

On September 8, 1975, the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (“NHTSA”) issued proposed regulations to require detailed cost information reporting from those manufacturers of motor vehicles who opposed NHTSA’s motor vehicles safety standards or other proposed NHTSA actions on the grounds of increased cost…

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Statement of George C. Eads on Behalf of the Council on Wage and Price Stability Before the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: Public Meeting on Air Brake System– Standard No. 121

by George C. Eads October 30, 1975 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (“the Council “) appreciates this opportunity to again present its views on the economic implications of Standard 121. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (UNHTSAU) has now, for the first time since December, invited comments on the economic aspects of Standard 121 and we commend NHTSA for holding this meeting. The Council believes […]

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Council Criticism of NHTSA Standard 121

by Council on Wage and Price Stability October 30, 1975 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

The Council on Wage and Price Stability today renewed criticism of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Standard 121 which has required different brake systems for the nation’s trucks. The criticism came at a public hearing conducted by NHTSA for the purpose of evaluating the costs and benefits of the new, Federally- required brake systems. Principal modifications include a computer […]

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Statement of George Eads Before the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: Public Meeting on Occupant Crash Protection

by George C. Eads May 23, 1975 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Both test alternatives are preferable to going ahead with implementation of the new restraint standard. The Government should not require the installation of air bags or passive belts on the basis of little more than a faith in the technology and the results of a very small number of crashes. However, if a decision is made to go ahead with […]

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Statement of George Eads Before the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Public Meeting on Occupant Crash Protection

by George C. Eads May 23, 1975 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Dr. Gregory: I am pleased to have this opportunity to present the views of the staff of the Council on Wage and Price Stability on the revised requirements for crash protection that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposes to issue (MVSS 208)…

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