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Resource ID: #15987
Subject: Automobiles
Source: Metro Times (Detroit)
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Date: Jun. 16-22, 1999

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This story exposes neglect and disingenuousness on the part of the automobile industry to emphasize the potentially life-threatening risk airbags in commercial vehicles could pose to small or child passengers. Similar neglect was exhibited by government regulators and even safety advocates, fearing a backlash against the controversial technology and delays in implementing these devices that they say have saved lives.

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