DOT In Driver's Seat In Battle Over Rearview Camera Rule

Law360, New York (September 26, 2013, 8:50 PM EDT) -- The quest to force the U.S. Department of Transportation to require rearview cameras or similar technology in new cars is complicated by the latitude Congress gave the agency over the timing of the rule's release, putting consumer groups pushing for immediate implementation of the pricey mandate at a disadvantage, attorneys say.

In a petition on Wednesday, Consumers Union, two car safety groups and two parents who accidentally struck their children with cars urged the Second Circuit to force the DOT to finalize a proposed rear visibility...
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