US regulators delay law that will make hybrids and EVs louder
A few more month's wait might not seem a lot, but NHTSA's estimates suggest an average of 234 fewer pedestrian and cyclist injuries each month would occur if "quiet cars" were forced to include audible alerts. The government doesn't have a clear explanation for the delay, just that extra "coordination" is needed.
This article by James Trew originally ran on Engadget, the definitive guide to this connected life.
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