At the end of the 2019, Toyota Motor will introduce an accident prevention system in cars for the domestic market in cases where the driver confuses the brake and gas pedal.
the new system will not allow the vehicle to quickly pick up speed when you sharply press the gas pedal. First of all, it will be equipped with hybrid cars, the most popular among pensioners-car owners. Devices will be installed at the request of customers.
Accidents caused by the elderly are an extremely acute problem for Japan. In May of this year, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a meeting on minimizing such accidents.
According to the National Police Department of the country, in an accident caused by the fault of older drivers, 2018 people died in 460.