Rear view camera safety features you shouldn’t skip

The article below refers to a mandate by the fereral government to madate rear view cameras in cars by 2012.  However, there has been modification to this mandate and now the year is 2018 that this mandate takes effect.

Car Safety Features You Shouldn’t Skip – The Allstate Blog

A Rearview Camera
Backing out of your driveway may not seem like a risky maneuver, but you might be surprised by the number of accidents that happen when a car is in reverse. KidsAndCars.org, a nonprofit child safety advocacy group, reports that more than 1,100 children died in back-over accidents between 1991 and 2012. The federal government recommends rearview cameras now, but there is no law requiring them. However, new vehicles like the Chrysler Town & Country, GMC Terrain, Honda Accord and Subaru Forester all come standard with a rearview camera” http://blog.allstate.com/car-safety-features-shouldnt-skip/

Article from: http://blog.allstate.com/car-safety-features-shouldnt-skip/

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Although 2018 maybe a bit far away, you can install an aftermarket rear view camera on your vehicle to make your backing up safer. The ad below represents a place to go to get one for your car or truck.

 

Built-in 3.5-inch monitor–no need to have an another dash-mounted monitor
New swivel camera with wide view angle and weatherproof housing
Standby with auto on mode when camera is on
Camera mounts to license plate and causes no interference with information on plate
Installs on any vehicle in minutes