National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently published in the Federal Register its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, amending Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards for rear-view mirrors and visibility.  Congress has required NHTSA to propose rules for enhancing the visibility of the area immediately behind a vehicle to minimize the likelihood of pedestrians being struck during vehicle back-ups. Following research and review by NHTSA, the details of the proposed rulemaking are now available.

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