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Breakdown: Deadly Technological Disasters
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written by Neil Schlager (Detroit, MI: Visible Ink Press, 1995, originally published 1995), 254 page(s)
This book is a collection of well-known disasters, including the Titanic, the Chernobyl meltdown, and the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
written by Neil Schlager (Detroit, MI: Visible Ink Press, 1995, originally published 1995), 254 page(s)
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The Ford Pinto Case and the development of Auto Safety Regulations, 1893-1978
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(1998),
Source: www.thebhc.org
A court case document published by Matthew T. Lee from the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Delaware in 1998.
(1998),
Source: www.thebhc.org
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Ford Pinto Crash Test
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(2006),
Source: www.youtube.com
A quick clip of a Ford Pinto exploding after being rear-ended.
(2006),
Source: www.youtube.com
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Grimshaw v. Ford Motor Company
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(1981),
Source: online.ceb.com
A court case document from the Court of Appeals of California on May 29, 1981.
(1981),
Source: online.ceb.com
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Investigation Report: Phase 1, C7-38. Alleged Fuel Tank and Filler Neck Damage in Rear-End Collision of Subcompact Passenger Cars
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written by United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (District of Columbia: United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1978, originally published 1978), 18 page(s)
This NTSB report outlines some of the fuel tank problems in subcompact passenger cars, especially with regard to the Ford Pinto.
written by United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (District of Columbia: United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1978, originally published 1978), 18 page(s)
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Investigation reports
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written by United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (District of Columbia: United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1978, originally published 1978), 18 page(s)
This report summarizes the findings from an investigation into the Ford Pinto's fuel tank design, which often exploded after rear-end collisions.
written by United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (District of Columbia: United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1978, originally published 1978), 18 page(s)
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NHTSA NCAP #00034 1972 Ford Pinto
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(2013),
Source: www.youtube.com
1971 Chevrolet Impala into 1972 Ford Pinto (29.01 mph).
(2013),
Source: www.youtube.com
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Pinto Madness
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written by Mark Dowie, Mother Jones (San Francisco, CA: Mother Jones, 1977, originally published 1977), 21 page(s)
This 1977 article by Mark Dowie highlight some of the major flaws in the design of the Ford Pinto.
written by Mark Dowie, Mother Jones (San Francisco, CA: Mother Jones, 1977, originally published 1977), 21 page(s)
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Pinto Madness: Diagram
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(1977),
Source: www.motherjones.com
A diagram posted by Mother Jones in the September/October 1977 politics Issue.
(1977),
Source: www.motherjones.com
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Pinto Recall Report
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written by Ford Motor Company (Ford Motor Company, 1978, originally published 1978), 21 page(s)
With the release of this document, the Ford Motor Company announced the recall of some 1.4 million Pintos and Bobcats in 1978.
written by Ford Motor Company (Ford Motor Company, 1978, originally published 1978), 21 page(s)
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