DOT Must Issue Rearview Camera Rule, 2nd Circ. Told

Law360, New York (September 25, 2013, 4:56 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation must soon issue a long-delayed rule requiring automakers to put rearview cameras or other technology in new vehicles to help prevent drivers from backing over children, a coalition of consumer groups and parents told the Second Circuit on Wednesday.

The DOT proposed the rule in December 2010 after Congress passed the Cameron Gulbransen Kids Transportation Safety Act, a 2008 law directing the agency to improve rear visibility in new vehicles. The law required the DOT to finalize the rule by February...
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