Auto Safety


David Champion Director of Auto Testing for Consumer Reports

Joan Claybrook President of Public Citizen (a national public interest organization founded by Ralph Nader) Former, Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (1977-81)

Gerald Meyers Professor of Business, University of Michigan Former Chairman, American Motors

Chris Spencer Legal Counsel, Mitsubishi, Richmond, Va (expert on rollover issues)

The 2001 Mitsubishi Montero is unsafe according to Consumer Reports. The magazine says that SUV tipped onto two wheels at speeds below 40 miles per hour. Mitsubishi says that's not true. Still, are cars as safe as they could be? Juan Williams talks with automotive experts and you about auto safety.



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