Strickland Stepping Down as NHTSA Administrator

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WASHINGTON, Dec 12 (Reuters) - David L. Strickland, who oversaw a massive Toyota recall and helped formulate plans to dramatically boost U.S. fuel efficiency standards as head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is stepping down, his office said on Thursday. The date of Strickland's departure was not announced but the NHTSA said his deputy, David Friedman, would be acting director. Strickland became chief of the NHTSA in January 2010 after eight years as counsel to a ...

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