November 30, 2021

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GAO: Pedestrian Safety Features in New Vehicles

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In 2018, about 6,300 pedestrians—17 per day—died from collisions with motor vehicles in the United States, up 43% from 2008. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration developed and proposed tests for pedestrian safety features for its New Car Assessment Program in 2015, but hasn’t made a decision on how to move forward. We recommended they decide.

Learn more: https://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-20-419

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