The so-called quiet-car rule would save an estimated 35 lives over each model year of hybrid vehicles and prevent 2,800 injuries, a federal agency says.
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wants cars to be louder. Well, just electric cars. The NHTSA is proposing a law that would require electric cars to make a detectable sound when travelling less than 18 miles per hour so they can be heard by bicyclists and pedestrians.

The Seattle Times has the details on the so called ‘Quiet-Car Rule.’

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