By David Mittleman

Parents Sue DOT for Failing to Implement Rear Visibility Standard

Back in 2008, a bipartisan law was supported by then-senator Obama ordered the Department of Transportation to issue a rear visibility rule by 2011. Every week at least 50 children in the U.S. are run over by a vehicle backing up, resulting in 48 requiring ER treatment, and at least 2 dying. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that there are an estimated 228 fatalities and 17,000 injuries per year from back up accidents. Tragically, the most common victims of backup accidents are …read more