READ: Letter to Sec. Buttigieg Urging Action on Final AEB Rule for New Vehicles Over 10k Pounds to Save Lives

  • June 12, 2024
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

Advocates and 14 others have sent a letter to Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg calling on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to issue the final rule without further delay to require automatic emergency braking (AEB) on new vehicles weighing greater than 10,000 pounds with a compliance date that will maximize safety benefits. Congress required that this rulemaking be completed by November 2023 in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and it is now seven months overdue. Read the full letter here.