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Poor take up of safety systems

Pressure is mounting to have electronic stability control (ESC) made mandatory at European level, while in Ireland the Road Safety Authority is questioning its poor uptake and calling for a review of tax on car safety equipment.

12th May, 2007

Pressure is mounting to have electronic stability control (ESC) made mandatory at European level, while in Ireland the Road Safety Authority is questioning its poor uptake and calling for a review of tax on car safety equipment.

A European Commission backed body called eSafety Aware is pressing for the adoption of the term ESC across the industry to facilitate its widespread adoption. At present, makers use many different acronyms for the technology.

Mercedes-Benz has found...

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