Urgent need to establish a national highway traffic safety administration in SA

2013-09-09 12:50

THE URGENT NEED TO ESTABISH A NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTATION IN SOUTH AFRICA  (NHTSSA)

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  • When a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a SANS Standard.
  • When there is a safety-related defects in the vehicle or equipment.

  • poses an risk to motor vehicle safety, and
  • may exist in a group of vehicles of the same design or manufacture, or items of equipment of the same type and manufacture.

  • Steering components that break suddenly causing partial or complete loss of vehicle control.
  • Accelerator controls that may break or stick.
  • Critical vehicle components that break, fall apart, or separate from the vehicle, causing potential loss of vehicle control or injury to persons inside or outside the vehicle.

We welcome any comments or support of the above.

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