Last Night the EU Saved My Life

The EU has the exclusive authority to set minimum safety standards for all new vehicles sold on the EU market.  EU crash safety tests, and mandatory inclusion of technologies such as seat belt reminders and Electronic Stability Control have saved thousands of lives.   The standards were last updated in 2009. The revision of the “General Safety Regulation”, published on 17 May 2018, includes a set of new vehicle safety measures (see below), including mandatory installation of new driver assistance technologies, as well as revised … Continue reading Last Night the EU Saved My Life