Yesterday I provided a brief history of NHTSA’s work on Brake-Throttle Override (BTO) systems, specifically how they abandoned the effort in 2002. In researching BTO I found very little evidence of user education on the subject. While today’s debate will continue to exam how to prevent future models from accelerating on their own, who is educating users NOW?
Most discussions concerning vehicle safety instantly look for a technical solution, overlooking (discrediting?) the human solution – education. Most states [Read more...]