NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 19, 1980
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(Studio) Results of government crash tests on new small cars noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Test results discussed; relationship between death rates and small cars mentioned. Trans. Department film of tests shown. Those foreign autos failing tests listed. Chevrolet Chevette and Citation, Plymouth Horizon and Ford Mustang reported Passing. [Traffic Safety administration Joan CLAYBROOK - comments on Japanese cars.] Traffic Safety Admin. said promoting airbags as ultimate safety device; details given.
REPORTER: Robert Hager
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