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Wait a second... this car doesn't have anti-lock brakes?

My current Toyota Yaris from 2008 does not have anti-lock brakes.

That's actually kind of shocking. I assumed ABS was mandatory, or at least standard across the industry. Looks like it became mandatory in 2004 in the EU, 2013 in the US (alongside requiring electronic stability control). In comparison, the US has mandated airbags since 1998.

[0] https://drivetribe.com/p/are-anti-lock-brakes-a-mandatory-A_...

ABS actually isn’t required in the US at all. Every car had it because other things that are required use the same sensors, but there is no law on the books.

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