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The Bizarre Battle Over... Seatbelts??

The Bizarre Battle Over... Seatbelts??

By Studio71

Driving is dangerous! You may think that safety measures would be a popular and easy win for the automobile industry, but it wasn’t always that way. Why would the auto industry collude to prevent important environmental pollution-control devices? Why were Americans so anti-seatbelt that, as one Michigan legislator called it, they fought for their right to fly through a windshield? Today, on Past Gas, the shockingly hard-won safety measures that the auto industry fought against. More about Show: Follow James on IG and Twitter @jamespumphrey.   Follow Nolan on IG and Twitter @nolanjsykes.   Follow Joe on IG and Twitter @joegweber. Follow Donut @donutmedia, and subscribe to our Youtube and Facebook channels!   Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/PastGas. If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be helpful! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/PastGas. Thanks to our sponsors: Get Valvoline for your car! Don’t fall for subscription scams. Start cancelling today at truebill.com/GAS. For a limited time, try the Peloton App free for 2 months, then $12.99/month after. New Members only. Visit onepeloton.com/app to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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