National Highway Traffic Safety Administration New Rating for Older Passengers
New Rating by NHTSA is designed to keep up with the technology and better protect older drivers and passengers. The idea is to create a “silver” rating system to help better protect older occupants.
“In 2013, we plan to conduct focus group testing to determine if consumers would like alternative methods of having advanced technology information communicated and if ratings of advanced technologies, rather than the current approach of recommending advanced technologies, are preferred,” said the Federal Register notice, according to the Automotive.com blog.
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NHTSA to Create a New Rating for Older Occupants
Source: Automotive News