Rearview camera final safety standard issued (FMVSS111)

Full enforcement delayed by three years to vehicles built on and after May 1, 2018



A rearview mirror featuring display for images from a rearview camera
(Photo provided by Gentex Corporation)

The U.S. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard requiring rearview camera was finally issued, on March 31, 2014, by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Department of Transportation (DOT). (The entire document can be found at the website of NHTSA ). The final rule applies to 100% of vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of less than 10,000 pounds that are built on or after May 1, 2018, three years later than the original proposal.


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