National understanding and acceptance of occupant protection systems by Suzanne B. Loux

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Published by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Available through NTIS in Washington, D.C.], Springfield, Va .

Written in English

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  • Automobiles,
  • Public opinion,
  • Attitudes,
  • Air bag restraint systems,
  • Automobile drivers,
  • Seat belts

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Statement[Suzanne Loux ... et al.]
ContributionsUnited States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, SRA Technologies, Inc
The Physical Object
Pagination142 p. in various pagings ;
Number of Pages142
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Open LibraryOL25843945M

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