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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 07, 1976
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(Studio) Decision with regard to use of air bags in United States cars noted. 1 Canadian province has made seat belt use mandatory.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Windsor, Ontario, Canada) Ontario has had law for almost year now. (Canada government film shown.) Govt. had problems getting public to accept ruling. [Transportation Min. George MARTIN - cites protest by public.] Reporter notes lessening in traffic deaths and injuries in 1st 9 mos. of program. [MARTIN - says police are enforcing law but not harassing people about it.]
REPORTER: Betty Ann Bowser

Bowser, Betty Ann;
Cronkite, Walter

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