Accident, The, 14–16, 52, 297 n.  42,
273–74, 297 n.  44; motorcyclists and,
135–46, 241
Aggressive driving. See Road rage
Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, 95
American Federation of Labor, 295 n.  12
American Trucking Association (ATA),
182–83, 272
Ant Farm, 294 n.  5
Arnez, Desi, 40–41
Articulation/rearticulation of safety, 67,
75, 79, 84–85, 90, 135, 147, 155, 238,
266
“Art of the Motorcycle” exhibit, 153–57,
158–59
Automated Highway System (AHS), 277,
280–81. See also Intelligent Vehicle
Highway System, Intelligent High-
way System
Automobile: as cage or jail, 189–90, 276;
customizing of, 22–23, 66–69, 216–
30; engineering, 28, 30
Automobile Association of America
(AAA), 19, 47, 49, 84, 233–36, 238,
240, 252
Automobility: control society and,
274–76; definition of 2, 12, 293–94
n.  4; environmental concerns and,
2, 10–11, 106–7, 262–64, 294 n.  5;
gender and, 33–35; national security
and, 267–73; safety vs., 13–16, 290; as
threat to social order, 3, 13; as vision
of society, 4–7
Automotive design, 43–44, 288–89, 291
Automotive industry, 38, 43–45, 288;
African Americans and, 198–206
Bael, Dana, 100
Ball, Jim, Reverend, 262
Ball, Lucille, 40–41
Barry, Andrew, 163–64, 170–71, 311 n.  9
Baudrillar, Jean, on automobile and
America, 1–4, 11–12
Beck, Ulrich, 10–11, 296 n.  32; work of
Mary Douglas and, 296 n.  30
Becker, Howard, and social problems
49–54
Beckmann, Jorg, 14
Bel Geddes, Norman, 278
Bentley motors, 218, 220
Better Homes and Gardens, 33, 55
Better Off Dead, 302 n.  89
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