- Car industry policies
- Consumer information
- How are legislative crash tests developed?
- Product liability
- Vehicle safety policy
- What are the key EU vehicle safety standards?
- What can European countries do?
- Who regulates vehicle safety?
What are the main policy mechanisms?
The availability and quality of vehicle safety is determined by a combination of international and national regulation, consumer information, car industry policies and product liability considerations. Whilst market forces tend to produce more rapid responses in individual product design, evidence-based legislation can ensure a uniform acceptable level of safety across the product range.