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Senate / Highway Bill / Speed Limits, Seat Belts, Motorcycle Helmets #160513

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 20, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The outcome of the highway speed limits law in the Senate featured. [Senators Lauch FAIRCLOTH, Frank LAUTENBERG, Mike DeWINE, Don NICKLES - debate speed limits and states rights.] The issue of motorcycle regulations, also included in the bill, noted. [Senator Ben Nighthorse CAMPBELL - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) The impact of the nationwide 55 miles per hour speed limit, seat belt and motorcycle helmet laws reviewed; statistics on deaths as related to speed limits and seat belts cited. [National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Dr. Ricardo MARTINEZ - cites the drop in fatalities.] The results in North Carolina from enforcing seat belt laws noted. [North Carolina highway safety program Joe PARKER - cites savings in lives and costs.] [Actor Gary BUSEY - recalls his motorcycle accident.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Final passage of the Senate highway bill tomorrow mentioned.

Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter;
Stark, Lisa

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