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Solutions (Highway Safety: Seat Belts) #175156

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 28, 1997
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) The problem of traffic deaths and injuries introduced.

(Durham, North Carolina and Tulsa, Oklahoma: Lisa Stark) The efforts of Oklahoma nurse Carolyn Hennig to boost seat belt use by lobbying for stronger laws featured. [HENNIG - describes the accidental death of her son; speaks out against weak seat belt laws.] North Carolina's seat belt law and the aggressive enforcement of it cited as an example; statistics cited. [DRIVER, Durham police department sergeant J.W. PIATT, Governor Jim HUNT - talk seat belts.]

Sawyer, Forrest;
Stark, Lisa

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