After four years as head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Jeffrey W. Runge has left NHTSA to assume the post of first chief medical officer at the Department of Homeland Security. Runge was an outspoken advocate for automobile safety. His 2003 observation that he would not let his own child drive a vehicle that received no more than two stars in government rollover ratings led to an change in the way that automobile makers approached SUV design.

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