Effect of Fuel Economy on Automobile Safety: A Reexamination

@article{Ahmad2005EffectOF,
  title={Effect of Fuel Economy on Automobile Safety: A Reexamination},
  author={Sanjana Ahmad and David Greene},
  journal={Transportation Research Record},
  year={2005},
  volume={1941},
  pages={1-7}
}
Since 1975, the fuel economy of passenger cars and light trucks has been regulated by the corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards, established during the energy crises of the 1970s. Calls to increase fuel economy are usually met by a fierce debate on the effectiveness of the CAFE standards and their impact on highway safety. A seminal study of the link between CAFE and traffic fatalities was published by R. W. Crandall and J. D. Graham in 1989. They linked higher fuel economy levels to… 

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