Trucks without mirrors could be OEM-installed by 2025, providing drivers with a larger field of view and fewer blind spots, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
NHTSA is seeking comments on an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking that could lead to camera-based, rear-visibility systems replacing mirrors on heavy trucks and cars.
Posted Friday February 01, 2019 in Operations/safety
After failing to get two previous presidential administrations to require trucks to set their speed limiter devices to 65 mph, safety lobbyists are bypassing regulators and taking their case to the new Congress instead.
Last year, NHTSA reached an agreement with U.S. automakers that will make automatic emergency braking (AEB) a standard feature on all new vehicles by the 2022
Vehicle experts at U.S. DOT’s Volpe Center recently conducted a study to find out just how effective pedestrian detection systems are.