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Federal role in traffic safety.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Government Operations. Subcommittee on Executive Reorganization.

Federal role in traffic safety.

Hearings ... United States Senate, Eighty-ninth Congress, first [second] session. Traffic safety: examination and review of efficiency, economy, and coordination of public and private agencies" activities and the role of the Federal Government.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Government Operations. Subcommittee on Executive Reorganization.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traffic accidents -- Law and legislation -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Appendix (153 p.): Equipment defects or failures 1960-66, including correction efforts and recall campaigns.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 pts. and appendix.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22365293M


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