Back up cameras to become standard for all new cars

May 31, 2018

Amy Lipman 11:42 PM, May 30, 2018, 6:41 AM, May 31, 2018 SUBURBAN BOCA RATON, Fla. – Thirteen years after the Rosenfelds lost their 2-year-old daughter, Veronica, to a back-up collision in suburban Boca Raton, rearview cameras will soon be the standard in every new car sold. “I had people who told me that they now […]

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Keven Moore: Avoid horrific driveway run-over accidents; take extra caution, heed these safety tips

May 24, 2018

May 24th, 2018 · One of the most horrific, unthinkable accidents that can happen to a child can take place less than a few feet from your very own front door. Run-over accidents in your driveway occur too often and are devastating to families, as 70 percent of the time, they involve another family member […]

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After His Son’s Tragic Death, This Doctor Fought to Put Backup Cameras In Every Car

May 14, 2018

In 2002, Dr. Greg Gulbransen accidentally backed over and killed his young son. He turned his agony into activism and fought for backup cameras in every car. This month, he won. By Adam Bulger May 14 2018, 9:40 AM Shortly after 9:30 on an October night in 2002, Long Island pediatrician Greg Gulbransen backed up his car as […]

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Backup cameras required nationwide

May 10, 2018

O.B. doc turns ‘a complete travesty into something positive’ May 10, 2018, By Laura Lane The death of 2-year-old Cameron Gulbransen led his father, Greg, to embark on a crusade to have federal transportation legislation enacted requiring car manufacturers to include backup cameras. The Cameron Gulbransen Kids Transportation Safety Act became law on May 1. COURTESY GULBRANSEN […]

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Kellyville Toddler Celebrates Birthday Year After ‘Terrifying’ Accident

May 6, 2018

Posted: May 05, 2018 5:23 PM CDT Updated: May 05, 2018 5:23 PM CDT BY: AMY SLANCHIK, NEWS ON 6  KELLYVILLE, Oklahoma – A toddler’s family is celebrating another year of life after a terrifying accident when she was run over by a pickup truck. As of this week, it’s required for all new vehicles sold in the United States to have […]

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Want a car with a backup camera? Now they’re not just for pricier models, thanks to federal mandate

May 3, 2018

By JACLYN COSGROVE MAY 03, 2018 | 3:00 AM A backup camera view on a 2013 Honda Civic Si Coupe. (Honda / Wieck) As thousands of passenger vehicles roll off the assembly line this week destined for the U.S. market, each of them will be equipped with backup cameras — the result of a long-awaited federal rule that […]

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LI family turns car back-over tragedy into federal law

May 2, 2018

Kristin Thorne reports on the new federal law requiring vehicles to have backup cameras. By Kristin Thorne Wednesday, May 02, 2018 05:49PM SYOSSET, Long Island (WABC) — It’s not always easy to come to terms with mistakes we’ve made in our lives. Greg Gulbransen of Syosset knows all about that. 16 years ago he accidentally ran […]

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Kids And Cars

May 1, 2018

HERLIFE Magazine, By Rebecca Flansburg We’ve heard the heartbreaking stories of a sleep-deprived parent, a hot car, an infant and a mistake that will haunt them for the rest of their life. We read the headlines of how another child lost their life after being left in an oppressively hot vehicle and shake our heads in dismay; […]

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Safety tech in cars can cut backup crashes by 78 percent, study finds

February 22, 2018

CBS NEWS February 22, 2018, 1:15 PM Watch video report New technology in cars is significantly cutting the number of backup crashes, according to a new report. Rear automatic braking, an option in just 5 percent of new vehicles, is linked to a 62 percent drop in reported backup accidents in cars with that equipment. Combining […]

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Rear crash prevention ratings aim to cut parking lot collisions

IIHS News | February 22, 2018 ARLINGTON, Va. — Parking crashes usually don’t result in serious injuries, but repair costs can quickly mount, along with the hassle of going without the family vehicle while waiting for the body shop to finish work. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has launched a rear crash prevention ratings […]

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