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    New policy position on the general safety Regulation

    17 August 2018

    FIA Region I offers recommendations on the EU’s General Safety Regulation, which aims to improve road safety by upgrading technical and legal frameworks to take new vehicle safety technologies into account.

    Specifically, FIA Region I urges the EU to consider:

    • The mandatory introduction of Autonomous Emergency Braking systems and Lane Keep Assistance systems in passenger cars
    • The fitment of Seat-Belt Reminders to all seats in passenger cars category M1 and light commercial vehicles category N1
    • The adoption of the new standard for pole-testing in the crash-testing of passenger cars
    • An improved rear underrun protection for Heavy Duty Vehicles

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