The assessment comes at a time when pedestrian deaths on U.S. roads are spiking, with an estimated 6,283 people on foot killed by vehicles in 2018, a year that saw the highest number of cyclist and pedestrian deaths since 1990. Pedestrian detection systems, enabled by windshield-mounted cameras or radar sensors in a vehicle’s front grill, are coupled with a car’s automatic emergency braking system and intended to stop the vehicle if it detects a pedestrian in its path. The study by the U.S. In
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