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DOT Delays Mandating Rearview Cameras…Again

February 28, 2012

2/28/2012 ABC World News with Diane Sawyer (includes video of broadcast) Mandating rearview cameras in all passenger vehicles, would be the first government mandate designed to protect someone outside the car, but despite three letters from Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood notifying Congress it anticipated action by Wednesday and a prominent media report, ABC News has […]

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Rearview cameras to be mandated in autos in 2014

2/28/2012 Kansas City Star – Laura Bauer Federal mandate is expected to prevent dozens of backover deaths a year. Janette Fennell wonders why it has taken so long. Learn More: 2012-02-28-kc-star

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U.S. Delays Rule on Rearview Car Cameras

2/28/2012 The New York Times – Nick Bunkley Safety regulators will not complete the details of a rule mandating rearview cameras on all passenger vehicles until the end of the year, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood told Congressional leaders on Tuesday. Learn More: 2012-02-28-nytimes-rule-delay

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U.S. Delays Rule on Rearview Car Cameras

2/28/2012 The New York Times – Nick Bunkley Safety regulators will not complete the details of a rule mandating rearview cameras on all passenger vehicles until the end of the year, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood told Congressional leaders on Tuesday. Learn More: 2012-02-28-nytimes-rule-delay

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Federal regulators push to require rear view cameras in cars by 2014

2/28/2012 Los Angeles Times – Tiffany Hsu By 2014, every new passenger car on the road will have a rearview camera, if federal regulators have their way. The final draft of the rule, which the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is expected to send to Congress on Wednesday, would require automakers to install the backup […]

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Fed Gov’t To Require Rear-View Mirrors On Some Cars Sold In US

2/28/2012 WTSP (St. Petersburg, FL) Two weeks after her second birthday, Veronica Rosenfeld was killed. She was run over accidentally by a neighbor backing out of his driveway in Boca Raton. For the six years since then, Veronica’s mother, Arden, had made it her mission to make rear-view cameras standard equipment in vehicles. Learn More: 2012-02-28-wtsp

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Fed Gov't To Require Rear-View Mirrors On Some Cars Sold In US

2/28/2012 WTSP (St. Petersburg, FL) Two weeks after her second birthday, Veronica Rosenfeld was killed. She was run over accidentally by a neighbor backing out of his driveway in Boca Raton. For the six years since then, Veronica’s mother, Arden, had made it her mission to make rear-view cameras standard equipment in vehicles. Learn More: 2012-02-28-wtsp

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Fed Gov't To Require Rear-View Mirrors On Some Cars Sold In US

2/28/2012 WTSP (St. Petersburg, FL) Two weeks after her second birthday, Veronica Rosenfeld was killed. She was run over accidentally by a neighbor backing out of his driveway in Boca Raton. For the six years since then, Veronica’s mother, Arden, had made it her mission to make rear-view cameras standard equipment in vehicles. Learn More: 2012-02-28-wtsp

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Back Up Cameras To Be Installed In All New Cars

2/28/2012 CBS News – Chris May Karen Cuputo’s toddler didn’t survive a backover accident in 2007. The Carlisle mother told Eyewitness News about the loss of her 20-month-old son Dillon. “You never get over it, you deal with it,” said Karen. “You try to make something positive come out of the tragedy.” Learn More: 2012-02-28-cbs3-philadelphia

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Small Group of Safety Advocates Change Auto Industry

2/28/2012 ThePopTort.com It’s not every day that we cover extraordinary success stories against the recalcitrant (to put it mildly) auto industry, and it’s all thanks to a few relentless safety advocates. According to a front page article in today’s New York Times, “Federal regulators plan to announce this week that automakers will be required to […]

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