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|Material Type:||Juvenile audience|
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|ISBN:||9780737747591 0737747595 9780737747607 0737747609|
|Description:||239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||pt. 1. How do cars affect life in the United States? --
Car culture harms Americans / Paul Harris --
The harms of car culture are myths / Ted Balaker and Sam Staley --
Urban sprawl resulting from cars contributes to obesity / Carol Lloyd --
Urban sprawl resulting fromcars does not contribute to obesity / Wendell Cox --
Sport utility vehicles harm America / Stan Cox --
Sport utility vehicles do not harm America / Lee Devlin --
pt. 2. How can driving in America be made safer? --
Primary seat belt enforcement laws are beneficial / Kathryn O'Leary Higgins --
Seat belt laws are intrusive / Brian Tilton --
Some underage drinking and driving laws reduce fatal crashes / ScienceDaily --
The effectiveness of underage drinking and driving laws in uncertain / Ryan Blitstein --
Graduated driver's licenses reduce youth accident rates / Stacy Forster --
Graduated driver's licenses may not reduce youth accident rates / Tom Davis --
pt. 3. What is the future of the car industry in America? --
American automakers must be saved / John R. Dabels --
American automakers should not be saved / Dan Weil --
Gas-electric hybrids and electric cars will transform the car industry in America / Peter Grier and Mark Clayton --
Gas-electric hybrids and electric cars will not transform the car industry in America / Jim Tankersley --
pt. 4. How can the United States meet its future transportation needs? --
Public transportation is more efficient / Ryan Avent --
Public transportation is not more efficient / Randal O'Toole --
Fuel-efficiency standards should be raised / Sierra Club --
Fuel-efficiency standards harm Americans / Sam Kazman --
Green cars can help the United States meet its transportation needs / Jim Motavalli --
Gas and diesel engines will be the mainstay of the future / Peter Vales-Dapena --
Gas-electric hybrids are economic and fuel-efficient / Todd Kaho --
The economic and fuel-efficiency claims of gas-electric hybrids are exaggerated / Richard Burr.
|Series Title:||Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)|
|Responsibility:||Roman Espejo, book editor.|
- Automobile industry and trade -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
- Automobiles -- Social aspects -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
- Transportation -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
- Automobile industry and trade.
- Automobiles -- Social aspects.
- United States.