Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Post Profile



Why NHTSA's Proposed Brake Override System Needs An On/Off Switch [Car Safety]

2 years agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

When you're wildly stomping at the pedals of your car in a panic, there's really only one outcome you're looking for: Stop. That's why, for 99.9% of drivers and driving, the mandatory brake override system proposed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is a good idea. More »
read more

share

Most Gas Pedal Crashes Involve Women – NHTSA

Vehicles / Cars : CarInsurance.org (2 years ago)

BTO systems may be able to overcome pedal misapplication errors where a driver is on both the gas and brake simultaneously, but they'll do nothing for times when drivers believe they're depressing the brake but are flooring the acce... Read Post

Official: NHTSA wants Brake-Throttle Override systems added to official Safety Standards

Vehicles / Automotive Industry News : Autoblog (2 years ago)

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced plans to update the agency's current vehicle safety standards. In order to protect drivers in the event they depress both the accelerator and the brake pedal at the sa... Read Post

NHTSA Proposes Brake-Throttle Override Rule

Vehicles / Cars : CarInsurance.org (2 years ago)

The Brake Throttle Override (BTO) rule isn't simply aimed at confused drivers that depress both pedals at once and end up inside a building. Read Post


Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC