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FreedomWorks Foundation's Regulatory Action Center submitted comments to the EPA and National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHSTA) regarding the various unintended consequences of increasingly stringent federal fuel economy mandates via the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards program.
Of primary concern to FreedomWorks Foundation is the fact that CAFE standards reduce vehicle safety by forcing automakers to produce smaller and lighter vehicles. This goes against the recommendations of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Read our comments here or in the attached document below to learn more about the CAFE program, its impact on vehicle safety, and all the other unintended economic consequences of this government mandate.