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EU lawmakers agree to life-saving technologies in vehicles as from 2022

EU lawmakers agree to life-saving technologies in vehicles as from 2022
Copyright REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz - RC195200B870/File Photo
Copyright REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz - RC195200B870/File Photo
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European lawmakers have mandated additional life-saving technologies in EU automobiles as from 2022. These technologies include intelligent speed assistance and advanced emergency-braking systems.

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Safety features, including intelligent high-speed assistance and advanced emergency-braking systems, will have to be installed in new vehicles starting in 2022.

These regulations were agreed on by European lawmakers in order to make roads safer. The additional technology is also intended to better protect cyclists and pedestrians.

In 2017, 25,000 people died on EU roads. An additional 135,000 were seriously injured.

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