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.
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
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 H... Read Post