Roof-crush standards will be made more stringent this year, a spokesman for the National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. promises, adding that the enhancement will be part of an overall package aimed at reducing injuries to belted passengers in rollover accidents. “Roof crush does not hold a lot of promise on its own in terms of injury reduction or lives saved,” says the NHTSA spokesman. “But we are relatively close to having a proposed regulation that will soon be on its way to (the Office ...

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