The President has demanded a raising of CAFE standards by some 30%. The only way to get to this level is make cars and trucks smaller and lighter. Problem is, it also makes cars and trucks less crashworthy.
Some 2000 deaths annually are caused even by the CAFE standards we had in place before the Annointed One came along. It’s about to get worse. I examine this topic in some detail in my most recent Pajamas Media piece, this morning: The Hidden Death Toll of Higher CAFE Standards .