In addition to fixing bridges and roads, the 1039-page infrastructure bill addresses safety issues for future vehicles. The bill even includes safety stipulations for the likes of commercial trucks and limousines.
Automakers may be asked to make future car hoods and bumpers more protective, to incorporate DUI-preventing technology, and to make active-safety tech and features such as rear-seat alerts and rollaway protection into standard features.
Other markets, including Europe, are getting to drive cars equipped with adaptive driving beam headlights. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act gives the Secretary of Transportation a maximum of two years after its passage to amend Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number 108 (FMVSS 108) and allow automakers to integrate this trick headlight technology on vehicles they ship to our shores.
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