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Automobiles / Sport Utility Vehicles Safety / Air Pollution #170765

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 12, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jack Smith) Research report on the dangerous aspects of sport utility vehicles featured; details given of the problems with rollovers and pedestrian deaths from these "urban assault vehicles." [Two DRIVERS - feel sport utility vehicles are safer.] [Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Kim HAZELBAKER - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Jane Clayson) Announcement by the California board of plans for emission controls for larger automotive vehicles featured; models to be affected by the smog control plan. [California Clean Air Coalition Tim CARMICHAEL, California Air Resources Board John DUNLAP, American Automobile Manufacturers Association Richard KLIMISCH - offer views on plans for increased pollution control.]

Clayson, Jane;
Jennings, Peter;
Smith, Jack

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