March 10, 2003

SUVs - Suddenly Upside-down Vehicles: Document Excerpt: McClure Cross-Examination

During cross examination under oath a Ford engineer admits that in 1982 the company suspended limits tests specifically designed to measure rollover propensity out of fear for the safety of the test drivers. In this case the vehicle pole-vaulted over its protective outrigger. No significant changes were made to reduce rollover propensity prior to production of either the Bronco II or the Explorer.