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NHTSA research activities report to the Secretary of Transportation by United States. National Motor Vehicle Safety Advisory Council

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Published by Dept. of Transportation in [Washington] .
Written in English


  • United States. -- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -- Research

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Statementby the National Motor Vehicle Safety Advisory Council
SeriesDOT HS ; 802 516
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 15 p. ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14941731M

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