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Resource ID: #21100
Subject: Automobiles
Source: Detroit Free Press
Date: Dec.8-9, 2003



This investigation found that more people have died in car accidents involving the Ford Crown Victoria (the country's most popular police cruiser) than the federal government disclosed when it cleared the vehicles of any manufacturing defects. This is because the basic structure of the car has remained unchanged, while most other models have had their gas tanks relocated to safer locations. In 2002, Ford made changes, but only after substantially more police officers had died.

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