History of automobile safety book

  • 24-Sep-2012 11:30 EDT
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From the earliest automobiles to newer developments such as electric power steering and stability control, Dr. Roger F. Wells’ Occupant Protection and Automobile Safety in the U.S. since 1900, published by SAE International, offers a look at the progression of automotive safety systems and examines how automotive companies, consumers, and political leaders affected that development. Wells, who enjoyed a long career in automobile safety, wrote the book in response to the amount of overly positive media that tends to surround the subject. Despite significant improvements in automotive safety, 30-40,000 people are still injured every year in automobile-related incidents. In this new book, Wells shares the findings of his Ph.D.-conducted research of the facts behind the numbers.

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