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The National Transportation Safety Board suggests in a new report that 2,200 lives could have been saved in 2011-12 if the cars involved in crashes had collision avoidance systems.

“The NTSB report lays out a strong case for requiring collision avoidance in future car models. First, a quick primer on what the agency has in mind with such technology. NTSB defines a complete “collision avoidance system” as a “suite of technologies”: driver alerts (when a collision seems possible), dynamic brakes (which prepare the car for a hard stop), and autonomous emergency braking (which applies the brakes on its own if the driver doesn’t do so).” View the full article.