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Letter from the L.A.W. Education Director, requesting comments
Significance of the letter:
The letter reproduced below, from Susie Jones, Education Director of the League of American Wheelmen, asked for comments on a draft version of the CPSC report. The letter was sent to a number of people with knowledge of the research literature on bicycling. Several, of whom I was one, submitted comments. League representatives met with CPSC personnel to discuss these comments, but failed to have any significant impact on the content of the report.
Note that the League requested confidentiality in an attempt to handle the problems with the report discreetly. Perhaps, in hindsight, a request for a Congressional investigation would have been more appropriate.