All new cars to have back-up cameras by 2018

All new vehicles will soon need to have back-up cameras. Starting in 2018, all new cars, SUVs and many light trucks will have to have

New rules require all new cars, SUV's and

New rules require all new cars, SUV's and many light trucks to come equipped with rearview technology.

NEW YORK - All new vehicles will soon need to have back-up cameras.

Starting in 2018, all new cars, SUVs and many light trucks will have to have the rearview technology.

New rules from the Transportation Department will require that drivers have a field of vision measuring at least 10 by 20 feet directly behind the vehicle.

Officials say the technology will reduce back-over crashes which cause about 200 deaths and 15,000 injuries per year.

The new rule takes effect May 1, 2018.

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