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U.S. Department of Transportation
Office of Public Affairs
Washington, D.C.


Media Advisory
Tuesday, May 4, 2004
Contact: Tim Hurd
Telephone: (202) 366-9550

NHTSA Publishes Report on Non-traffic Motor Vehicle Injuries and fatalities.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today released a report on non-traffic motor vehicle injuries and fatalities. The study examined injuries and fatalities associated with off-highway incidents, including carbon monoxide poisoning, vehicle backing, interior heat (weather-induced) and power windows. The research report can be viewed at:

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