By John Crawley WASHINGTON, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Under pressure to reduce deaths and injuries in rollover crashes, U.S. auto regulators proposed new standards on Friday that would strengthen vehicle roofs and extend greater protection to bigger sport utility vehicles and other light trucks. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also sought comments on possible options for improving safety belt technology, which safety and consumer experts say is needed to reduce occupant ...
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