14 Total Quotes

Rae Tyson Quotes

Congress has given us the authority to set safety standards. We're merely restating our authority. We're the agency that sets standards. Our standards are not minimum standards.
Rae Tyson
#Authority

It just doesn't make sense to us to address one safety problem and along the way create a new one.
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#Safety

The beauty of the current approach to school bus safety ... is that it doesn't require kids to do anything but be in their seats. If you introduce seat belts, there has to be someone making sure the kids are buckled in.
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#Beauty

The results are remarkably similar that when you repeal a helmet law, you can expect an increase in fatalities and you can expect an increase in medical costs.
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#Law

It's the cognitive distraction of the conversation that causes problems.
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#Causes

We felt there was sufficient cause to opening an investigation [after getting complaints from] private individuals,
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#Complaints

We will be seeking additional information from the manufacturer before we go any further.
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#Information

I believe that some in the advocacy community are overlooking that the most obvious way to reduce injuries is to buckle up. The vehicle can only do so much. At a certain point, people have to do their part.
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#Community

We have a total of 428 complaints, but no crashes or injuries,
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#Complaints

We have a total of 428 complaints, but no crashes or injuries.
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#Complaints

The privacy issue permeates this whole rule-making issue.
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#Privacy

We are seeing lot of new lighting innovations; some of them are allowed and some not. My understanding is [Mercedes] made a good case of allowing these brake lights to be used on a trial basis. Presumably they argued that flashing lights are just as visible, or perhaps more visible than regular lights. Whether they really are better remains to be seen, but we have faith in Mercedes engineering.
Rae Tyson
#Understanding

They certainly suggest an agency that is very, very committed to improving highway safety.
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#Safety

We set a standard that provides tremendous benefits without compromising safety or causing severe economic damage to the auto manufacturers.
Rae Tyson
#Safety