Starting today, any car sold in the United States will be required to have a backup camera.
Bill and Adriann Nelson, of Dix Hills, helped make this standard a reality.
The Nelsons lost their 18-month-old son when a close family member accidentally ran over him while backing out of their driveway.
Later that year, the Nelsons joined what was a new and small campaign to require cars to have backup cameras.
"It's nice to know that we helped make a difference, and it's nice to know that as people take airbags being standard and other safety devices in cars being standard, that now backup cameras are going to be standard,” says Bill Nelson.