A ROAD safety initiative has been launched by the European Commission, which has formally proposed a new directive laying down European Union-wide standards for the installation of additional rear view mirrors and other vision systems, including cameras, for motor vehicles.

Its aim is to reduce the size of drivers' blind spots through insisting on the mounting of additional mirrors and other vision systems on certain vehicles.

Said a European Commission statement: "The proposal aims to improve road user safety by upgrading the ...

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