Business: TIMECLOCK, Oct. 28, 1957

HIGH HORSEPOWER is not necessarily a major cause of traffic accidents, says preliminary report to National Safety Council. Study "has failed to establish any conclusive relationship between higher horsepower and the rising traffic toll." Although horsepower boosts speed, it also "provides additional acceleration potential, which can reduce distance required for passing other vehicles, thereby contributing to accident prevention."

COMMUTER SUBSIDY for money-losing rail and bus lines is getting a push in high places. New England Governors' Committee on Public Transportation urges municipal and state governments to subsidize commuter business to cover losses, warns "this remedy seems necessary if commuter services...

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