Michael Hazell

NHTSA to require noise from quiet electric vehicles

Blog Post created by Michael Hazell Employee on Jul 19, 2011

hybrid and electric vehicles—even when running!—are silent 
 
One of the most important things that EV Safety Training’s curriculum for first responders teaches is that hybrid and electric vehicles—even when running!—are silent. While these silent engines could present a danger to first responders, they could also be dangerous to pedestrians, especially those who don’t always take the time to look both ways before crossing the street.

Read the entire post on NFPA's Electric Vehicle Safety Training Project blog.

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