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Commentary: A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Making Safer Cars

Can a federal regulation be worthwhile if its monetized costs exceed its monetized benefits? Consider the Department of Transportation’s decision last week to require rear-visibility cameras in essentially all new cars starting in 2018. The regulation will eventually affect millions …

New Cars to Have Rearview Cameras by 2018

The U.S. government said on Monday it will require new cars and light trucks sold in the United States to have rearview cameras by May 2018, a regulation intended to prevent drivers from backing into pedestrians. The National Highway Traffic …

Government Delays Requiring Rearview Cameras in Cars

The Obama administration is again delaying regulations on whether new cars and trucks must come equipped with rearview cameras to protect against drivers backing over people in blind spots behind their vehicles, a victory for automakers who say requiring the …