Highway Safety Chief Says Work Remains on SUVs

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The government's top auto-safety regulator softens his criticism of sport-utility vehicles during a high-profile Capitol Hill appearance. Dr. Jeffrey Runge, chairman of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, says more must be done to improve SUV safety, but he hopes the industry will take the lead. NPR's Kathleen Schalch reports.



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