Statistical Analysis of the Effectiveness of Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Systems- Final Report: NHTSA Technical Report DOT HS 810 794

Electronic Stability Control (ESC) is a safety technology designed to enhance a vehicle’s stability and control in all driving situations ESC first became available in the United States in 1997 Statistical analyses of 1997-2004 crash data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) and 1997-2003 crash data from the State data files estimate reductions with ESC for various types of crash involvements