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Most Gas Pedal Crashes Involve Women – NHTSA

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 accelerator.
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Driver Error Biggest Culprit In Toyota Accidents [Beige Bites Back]

Vehicles / Cars : Jalopnik (4 years ago)

Data collected from Toyota vehicle crash recorders by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows driver error — gas, no brake — was to blame in all but one crash. That argument sounds familiar. More » Read Post

The Empire Strikes Back: NHTSA Says Harrison Crash Was Driver Error, Japanese Police Recommends Charges Against Prius Driver

Vehicles / Automotive Industry News : The Truth About Cars (4 years ago)

Black box data in New York and Japan shows that crashing Prius drivers had their feet on the wrong pedals and wrongly blamed their cars. In Harrison, NY, the NHTSA declared that cause of the Prius incident was driver error. “Compute... 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


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