Federal government to mandate autonomous emergency braking in new heavy vehicles

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By Blake Foden
March 9 2022 - 5:30pm
Compliance officer Tim Chesterton inspects truck at Marulan Heavy Vehicle Safety Station. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

A safety feature that might have saved the life of a Canberra boy must be installed in all new models of heavy vehicles from November next year as part of a federal government mandate.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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