Consumer groups sue U.S. over delay in backup camera rule

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DETROIT, Sept 25 (Reuters) - A group of consumer advocates sued the U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday for repeatedly delaying a potentially life-saving rule requiring backup cameras in new cars sold in the United States. The rule, originally expected in 2011, would have prevented hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries from "backover" crashes, when a pedestrian or a cyclist is struck by a vehicle moving in reverse, the groups said in a court filing. ...

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