DOT Brings Rearview Camera Rule Closer To Reality

Law360, New York (January 3, 2014, 2:45 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation has sent a long-delayed rule requiring automakers to put rearview cameras or similar technology in new vehicles to the White House for final review, a regulation that may cost the industry billions of dollars to implement.

The White House's Office of Management and Budget received the regulation from the DOT on Dec. 25. The agency 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...
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