Pressure Builds on NHTSA and NHTSA Issues Special Order to Honda
The Des Moines Register Editors wrote:
“For 10 months, NHTSA has operated without a full-time director. David Strickland, the last man to hold the job, left the agency to work for a law firm that represents Chrysler. Three of his predecessors at NHTSA followed that same path to auto industry defender.
The Obama administration needs to get in gear and name a new director who has a strong background in consumer advocacy and who doesn’t see the job as a mere stepping stone to a more lucrative job in Detroit.” See http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/editorials/2014/11/03/registers-editorial-david-friedman-national-highway-traffic-safety-administration/18394701/
Today, NHTSA issued a Special Order to Honda to answer questions under oath. See attached NHTSA documents: