eCall system automatically will alert public-safety agencies to car crashes.
BRUSSELS – The European Parliament votes to implement by 2017 a mandatory system to automatically handle emergency calls sent by cars in case of a crash. The action was negotiated in March between national government and the European Commission, the European Union’s executive body. The endorsement by Parliament, which represents citizens of the EU, precedes elections on May 22-25. This week’s vote means all 28 EU countries will need to have infrastructure to receive and ...
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