The mission of the Automotive Safety Council is to improve the safety of people through out the world through the development, production and implementation of the latest automotive safety equipment by preventing accidents, protecting occupants and pedestrians when in a collision and to notify emergency responders after the collision when necessary. The mission utilizes voluntary, regulatory and legislative directed use of these life saving products in order to make it available to the most people in the lowest cost manner to save the most people from injuries and fatalities.
3/27/2019 - EU Announces Sweeping Regulation Update
Europe Passes New Safety Features to be Required in Every New Vehicle
All new vehicles sold in the European Union must have a wide range of safety features baked in as standard in the coming years, after EU institutions reached provisional agreement on a safety regulation that’s aimed at protecting passengers, pedestrians and cyclists.
Once formally adopted, most of the new safety features will become mandatory from 2022.
The Commission says it expects the measures will help save more than 25,000 lives and avoid at least 140,000 serious injuries by 2038.
Among the safety measures set to be baked in is anti-speeding technology that alerts drivers if they’re breaking the speed limit to encourage them to slow down;