Look closely at the drawing and use a magnifying glass to decipher the notes. What did you learn? What safety features are recommended?
Use the two articles linked to below to create a Brief History of Motor Vehicle Safety in the United States; you may choose to write an article or develop a timeline, infographic, or illustrated panel story.
- National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act Encyclopædia Britannica
- Understanding the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) US Department of Transportation
Describe and explain a few safety features that you would recommend for a car today. Be sure to include your reasoning for implementing these.
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