SUV rollovers reduced by stability control systems

Newswire

DETROIT, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Stability control systems on vehicles are effective in reducing rollover accidents, particularly in sport utility vehicles that are more prone than cars to overturn, U.S. vehicle safety regulators said on Thursday. The electronic stability systems, which detect if a vehicle is starting to roll and begin a series of countermeasures, reduced single vehicle crashes in SUVs by 67 percent when compared to the same models sold in prior years without the technology, ...

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