Autos: 23 Rules

As a young intern from Harvard Medical School ('53), Dr. William Haddon Jr. adopted the custom of wearing bow ties because "I didn't want a tie draping over patients." Today, as administrator of the three-month-old National Traffic Safety Agency, Haddon still remains considerate of his patients. Last week, amid the chrome of the annual Detroit Auto Show, the industry's brass gathered to hear what Haddon's agency had in mind. To their vast relief, they discovered that they could live pretty well with Haddon's opening list of mandatory safety regulations.

Haddon outlined 23...

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