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House Democrats seek review of delayed U.S. auto safety rules

WASHINGTON — Three senior Democrats in the U.S. Residence of Reps on Wednesday questioned govt auditors to examine why U.S. auto protection regulators have unsuccessful to write dozens of new auto protection polices.

The delayed guidelines include rear belt warnings, revisions to automobile defect reporting specifications, kid restraint facet impression exams, specifications for automakers to e-mail recall notices and provisions that make it less complicated to install kid protection seats. A lot of of the guidelines have been delayed by extra than 4 years.

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, who chairs the Power and Commerce Committee, alongside with U.S. Reps. Jan Schakowsky and Lisa Blunt Rochester, questioned the Government Accountability Business office to examine the NHTSA investigation and rulemaking method “to identify aspects contributing to delays.”

Beneath President Donald Trump, NHTSA has never ever had a Senate-confirmed administrator — the first time in record the agency has gone so extensive without

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