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Groups Urge Obama Administration To Take Action On Rearview Cameras In Cars

April 20, 2013

4/12/2013 TechnologyTell.com – Terry A. Miller Parents of children killed in backover incidents and safety groups joined Representatives Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and Peter King (R-NY) at a Capitol Hill press event to urge the Obama Administration to release a rear visibility rule for motor vehicles Learn More: 2013-04-12-technology-tell

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Whatever happened to the backup camera mandate?

April 15, 2013

4/15/2013 AutoNews.com – Gabe Nelson Just a few months ago, it seemed to be a done deal that light vehicles sold in the United States would need backup cameras within a few years. Learn more: 2013-04-15-newsand-rvs

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Advocates: Rear View Cameras Can Save Lives

4/15/2013 WFMY News 2, USA Today – Morgan Hightower It isn’t because people aren’t paying attention when they’re backing out of their driveways. Supporters of this rule say it’s that drivers simply can’t see. Learn More: 2013-04-15-wfmynews2

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DOT still hasn’t implemented back-up camera law

4/15/2013 News4Jax.com – Mike M. Ahlers and Tory Dunnan CNN Published Three years after that awful day – the day a teenager accidentally backed his car over their little girl — Michael and Brandy Dahlen have forgiven their young neighbor. But they’re having a tougher time coming to grips with the actions of the federal […]

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Parents Call For Rearview Camera Law

April 14, 2013

4/15/2013 KLJB-TV This week a group of parents spent time in Washington, D.C., calling on President Obama to act on a five-year-old law aimed at requiring rear view cameras on cars to help prevent deadly accidents. The ‘Kids and Cars’ advocacy group says adding a rearview camera to a car tacks on $175 to the […]

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Parents Call For Rearview Camera Law

4/14/2013 KWQC•TV6 – Lynnanne Nguyen, Reporter This week a group of parents spent time in Washington, D.C., calling on President Obama to act on a five year old law aimed at preventing accidents like that one that requires rear view cameras on cars.  Learn More: 2013-04-14-kwqc-pauly

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It’s Not Child’s Play in a Driveway

April 13, 2013

4/29/2013 NewOrleansMomsBlog.com – Janie As difficult as it might be, imagine running over a child in your vehicle. Disturbing, right? Now even harder, try to picture the child was your own, and this horrible incident occurred in your driveway at home. One word comes to mind: UNTHINKABLE, right? Wrong! Unfortunately, this isn’t a rare occurrence. […]

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DeWitt Mom Pushes For Equipment To Prevent Back-Over Accidents

April 12, 2013

4/12/2013 KWQC – Marcia Lense Parents of children killed in vehicle back-over incidents, including a mother from DeWitt, are calling for action on a five-year-old law aimed at preventing such accidents. Learn More: 2013-04-12-kwqc-pauly

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Pelham family visits Washington, D.C. to tout backup cameras

4/12/2013 Shelby County Reporter – Neal Wagner Two Pelham parents whose daughter was killed in a 2010 accident in Helena were among parents from across the country who visited Capital Hill on April 11 to tout backup cameras on vehicles. Learn More: 2013-04-12-shelby-county-reporter-dahlen

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Families upset after government’s backup camera mandate overdue

4/12/2013 WSOC-TV Brandy and Michael Dahlen’s daughter Abigail should be turning 5 years old, but in 2010, a teenage neighbor accidentally backed over her when she chased a ball into his driveway. Learn More: 2013-04-12-wsoctv-dahlen

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