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Automobiles / SUV Nation (Part I) #722731

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 26, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) A series on the controversial sports utility vehicle introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) Concerns about SUV safety examined; details given about SUV incompatibility, which contributes to a tendency to flip over; auto safety czar Jeffrey Runge††’s criticism quoted. [SUV rollover victim Charles WIELAND‡- says his family was trapped.] [Former auto safety czar Dr. Ricardo MARTINEZ††- says this an engineering issue.] [Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Gloria BERGQUIST†- says there is advanced safety technology available.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert

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