New light vehicles manufacturered on or after May 1, 2018 and under 10,000 lbs. (4,540 kg) sold in the U.S. are required to be equipped with a rearview camera. The National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. (NHTSA) announced the finalized regulation in 2014, giving automakers plenty of time to prepare and meet the deadline. The regulation specifies the camera requirements to show a 10-by-20 ft. (9.1-by-18.2 m) zone behind the vehicle in hopes of preventing deadly reversing accidents. Seven ...

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