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Federal Appeals Court Says "Early Warning" Accident Data Must Be Released

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· Story link The federal appeals court in Washington DC ruled that the government cannot withhold information on serious automobile…

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The federal appeals court in Washington DC ruled that the government cannot withhold information on serious automobile accidents from the public. The decision came in a suit brought by Public Citizen against the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to force release of data reported to the agency by tire makers, car manufactures and motorcycle companies under the Early Warning law passed in 2000. (7/23/08)