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New York / Seat Belt Law #297742

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 25, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Albany, New York) Debate over New York's proposed mandatory seat belt law examined; statistics related to United States auto fatalities and seat belts outlined. Ins. Institution test films shown. [PEOPLE - explain their attitudes.] [Assemblymen Michael NOZZOLIO, Larry LANE, Vincent GRABER, Hyman MILLER - debate role of government in situation.] Push for mandatory air bags rather than seat belt use by Reagan admin. noted. [Ralph NADER - feels air bag system is more effective.] New York law outlined on screen. Est. number lives believed saved annually in New York with seat belts mentioned.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Goldberg, Bernard;
Rather, Dan

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