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The Right Idea

I think the U.S. Department of Education's Institute for Education Sciences may have the right idea. In fact, I think I will write a letter to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
and tell them they are providing too much information on the safety ratings for individual cars. They should just follow the IES method and report on categories of cars. For instance, "All four door sedans are somewhat safe". That should be enough information for any car buyer trying to protect his/her family.

— Richard Alan Smith, University of Houston-Clear Lake
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