AUTOS: Too Much Horsepower?

At the 51st annual meeting of the American Automobile Association in Los Angeles last week, the delegates had some stern criticism for 1) trucks on the roads and 2) the high horsepower in new auto engines.

"Everyone recognizes that the trucks perform a vital role in our economy," said A.A.A. President Ralph Thomas, "but the time has come for a proper and adequate determination of the share of highway building costs that should be borne by the principal beneficiaries . . . The passenger car owner is called upon to pay more than his just share of highway costs ......

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