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Federal Safety Regulator Pledges Progress on Vehicle Safety

September 20, 2007

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- During a meeting with reporters this week, the nation's top auto safety official pledged to revise the new car assessment program, the Detroit News reported.Nicole Nason, who heads the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), said the agency would finalize its proposal to strengthen vehicle roofs by July 2008. The NHTSA issued a proposal to strengthen vehicle roofs back in August 2005.Nason also said the agency would address ease-of-use ratings for child safety seats and school bus safety regulations, the Detroit News reported. Nason added that this year's recall of 255,000 defective tires by Foreign Tire Sales in New Jersey was a "valuable fire drill" for NHTSA. Congress is expected to hold more hearings next month on the issue of recalling Chinese-manufactured auto parts.
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