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Belfast Telegraph
Friday, April 30, 2010

New cars and lorries would be required to carry black boxes to record crash information and manufacturers would help fund the US government’s motor industry safety agency, under a series of proposals following Toyota’s massive recalls.

The House of Representatives’ Energy and Commerce Committee released a draft that could form the basis of legislation to strengthen vehicle safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Politicians have vowed to address car safety after Toyota recalled more than eight million vehicles worldwide and paid a record £11 million US government fine for responding too slowly to a recall.

The draft legislation, released by Energy and Commerce chairman Henry Waxman, a Democrat, would eliminate the cap on civil penalties a car maker could face and allow NHTSA to order an immediate recall if it finds an “imminent hazard of death or serious injury”.

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This article was posted: Friday, April 30, 2010 at 11:50 am





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