All new cars must include a backup camera by May 2018. That's the latest from the federal government's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which recently announced the finalized regulation on backup cameras after years of back-and-forth.
Congress passed a law ordering the DOT to have a rule in place by 2011 to require cameras or other backup warning devices on all new cars and light trucks. The original goal was for them to be ...
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The backup camera law, called the Cameron Gulbransen Kids Transportation Safety Act, was passed by Congress in 2008 requiring NHTSA to mandate that all new cars include backup cameras. NHTSA finally issued a final ruling in 2014, stating all cars sold in the US must include a backup camera by May 2018.
Backup cameras are becoming a standard safety feature on modern cars. By 2018, new vehicles sold in America may be required to have backup cameras as standard safety equipment. This new mandate, is an effort to reduce and prevent serious injuries and fatalities from backing accidents.
Auto Tech US requiring back-up cameras in cars by 2018. A new rule passed today by the US Department of Transportation mandates rear-view cameras in all cars built from May 1, 2018.
After years of delays and on the eve of a lawsuit against the government, U.S. safety regulators have announced that backup cameras will be required in all vehicles built in and after May 2018.
A 2008 law required the agency to develop rules to prevent backover accidents. Rules requiring backup cameras in all new vehicles were developed, but their implementation has been delayed until now.