Feds Propose ‘Automatic Braking’ Rule — But It’s Not Strong Enough, Advocates Warn
An aggressive new federal safety rule would eventually require automakers to install on new cars technology that can detect pedestrians and stop crashes before they happen — but there remain several key flaws in the proposal, advocates and experts said.
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