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Unintended Acceleration Solution: One Pedal For Throttle And Brake?

Unintended Acceleration Solution: One Pedal For Throttle And Brake?

What if the traditional pedal setup, with an accelerator and brake adjacent and just a couple of inches apart, typically, isn't such a great idea after all? Japanese inventor Masuyuki Naruse doesn't think it is, and argues that it can cause drivers to mistake the accelerator for the brake, in... read more

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Loose all-weather floor mat jams accelerator pedal. Photo: NHTSA

Stuck Accelerator Strategies: Consumer Reports Tests Them

What do you do if your accelerator pedal does become stuck? That's what a tragic California accident in August and the ensuing massive ongoing Toyota recall—of floor mats... read more October 14, 2009 by  3


 

 
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