Safety Sells: Market Forces and Regulation
in the Development of Airbags
by Martin Albaum
is a history of airbag regulation with implications for public policy.
It is the first book to tell the story of the struggle from the
earliest federal legislation for motor vehicles to the latest major
standards for advanced airbags. It puts the development of airbag
regulations in the context of the scientific, political, economic,
and ideological forces that shaped them.
The study proceeds chronologically and
is thoroughly documented, drawing on personal interviews with many
of the key figures on all sides of the process, on documents in
the regulatory dockets, and on the scientific studies of the time.
It was written by Martin Albaum with the support of the Insurance
Institute for Highway Safety.
To read the book, click on the "Contents" link above and then the listed chapters.
For questions or comments, e-mail the
author at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Martin Albaum and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
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