Talking-Car Safety Mandate Hits Unexpected Pothole Of Opposition

Bloomberg discusses the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s proposed vehicle-to-vehicle communication mandate with Marc Scribner.

The failure to consider alternative technologies is a significant shortcoming of the proposal, says Marc Scribner, a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, who co-authored a letter with four other free-market advocacy groups asking regulators to suspend the proceeding.

“You’re betting on something that at its core is 10-year-old technology that isn’t going to have much of a difference on safety for 20 years,” Scribner said. “By the time time it’s effective it will be out of date by 30 years.”

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