EP vote on INI on "eCall - new 112 service for citizens: - extracts Joint EP Committees on Transport and Internal Market and Consumer Protection

Type: News   Reference: 84869   Duration: 00:01:03  Lieu: Brussels, Belgium - EP
End production: 19/06/2012   First transmission: 19/06/2012
The Transport and Internal Market committees has voted on a resolution saying that the eCall in-car emergency call system, which automatically alerts the rescue services in the event of a crash, should become compulsory. The eCall system, which is activated automatically when in-vehicle sensors detect a serious crash, dials the EU emergency number 112 and sends details of the accident, including accurate location data, that enable emergency rescue teams to arrive 40% faster in urban areas and 50% faster in rural ones.

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