Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader is calling for serious upgrades to U.S. motor vehicle regulations and “a new motor vehicle statutory authority” instead of the weakened National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. Updated or new standards are needed on tires, roofs, fuel economy, seat belts, bumpers, child restraints, gas tanks, rear impact, seat structural strength, seat back failure, tire inflation warning indicators, frontal intrusion and rollovers, says Mr. Nader. “Basically ...
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