The European Commission wants it to be mandatry that all new cars to be fitted with eleven safety features by 2021 in bold new plans. Included in the proposal is autonomous emergency braking (AEB), lane-keep assistance and fatigue monitoring systems.
It is believed that the new measures could save around 7,300 lives over the next decade and 38,900 serious injuries.
The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) executive direction, David Davies, has said that the new rules would be a “free lunch” for the Government as they would “not require Government spending.”
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