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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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