The Australian government will require modern brake technologies in all new light- commercial vehicles. Road Safety Minister Catherine King says the Australian Design Rules will be amended to make electronic stability control compulsory for new LCVs such as utilities and goods vans. Brake-assist systems will be made standard in light passenger vehicles, including cars, passenger vans and off-road vehicles, as well as in LCVs. “Each year, over 200 pedestrians and cyclists die on ...

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