In the news yesterday
The Federal government is going to make a law that all new vehicles WILL have a backup camera by 2013 or 2014
the reason is too many children have been backed over
NHTSA estimates that, on average, 292 fatalities and 18,000 injuries occur each year as a result of back-over crashes. The agency said that children and the elderly are the most common victims. Children are killed in about 44% of such fatal accidents. A third of the fatalities are people over 70.