Automobile Safety and Fuel Economy: A Critique of "The Effect of Fuel Economy Standards on Automobile Safety"

Research Report T893

Author(s)

Marc Ledbetter

Description:

This report responds to a widely referenced study by Robert Crandall and John Graham, which concluded that federal automobile fuel economy standards have caused increased highway fatalities. It critiques the study and concludes that improved automobile fuel economy and auto safety are not mutually exclusive