Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Power Windows Endanger Kids

In the "Wheels" blog at the New York Times, Christopher Jensen wrote, "A consumer group says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is greatly underestimating the number of people – including children - injured or killed by power windows." of Leawood, KS, "wants the federal agency to require automakers to equip all power windows with an auto-reverse feature, so that a window would automatically stop and open if it encountered an obstruction while closing." The group obtained its information on power window-related injuries via two Harris Interactive surveys.

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