CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 30, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Bluewood, Mississippi) Controversy over safety of 3-wheel motorcycles examined; films shown. [Attorney Chris ROY - explains his opposition to machines; Evel Knievel mentioned.] Statistical role of 3-wheelers on off-road accidents noted; extent of Melinda Roberts' injuries cited as example of vehicles' questionable safety. [Barry JUNEAU - describes his paralysis as result of 3-wheeler accident.] [Farm bureau safety department spokesperson Mike BLANKENSHIP - outlines odds of having accident.] [Honda public relations spokesperson Kurt ANTONIUS - acknowledges need to accelerate safety awareness programs; attributes accidents to misuse of vehicle.] [DRIVER - jokes about drinking while operating motorcycle.] Mississippi farm bureau's efforts to educate drivers described; shown; Consumer Prods. Safety Commission mentioned beginning investigation.
REPORTER: Bruce Hall
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