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MagneticGPSTracker Introduces Low-Cost Covert GPS Tracking System

SAN DIEGO, Calif. --- MagneticGPSTracker, a provider of covert GPS vehicle tracking units, has introduced a new low-cost, easy-to-install magnetic GPS tracking unit.


Toyota Improves Pre-crash Safety System with Eye Monitor

TOKYO, Japan --- Toyota Motor Corp. announced it has given its Pre-crash Safety System the ability to determine whether a driver's eyes are properly open.


Redesigned Ford F-150 Enhances Safety Features

DETROIT --- The redesigned 2009 Ford F-150 includes a range of safety features and improvements, including standard AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control and Trailer Sway Control.


Michigan Stops Issuing Driver's Licenses to Illegal Immigrants, Temporary Residents

LANSING, Mich. --- Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land announced that starting Jan. 22 the state stopped allowing illegal immigrants from getting driver's licenses.


NHTSA Releases 2008 Rollover and Crash Test Results for Vans, Pickup Trucks

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced the 2008 model-year rollover ratings and crash test results for vans and pickup trucks.


Mercedes-Benz Recalling About 9,000 Diesel-Engine Cars

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz unit is recalling about 9,000 2007-model-year diesel-engine cars because of a possible problem with the crankshaft sensor.


CarShield Launches Car Safety and Monitoring System

SANTA CLARA, Calif. --- CarShield, which provides automotive safety and information services, announced its company launch.


California Fines Ace Hardware $850,000 for Selling Banned Windshield Washer Fluid

SACRAMENTO, Calif. --- In its largest consumer product settlement ever, the California Air Resources Board recently fined Ace Hardware $850,000 for selling in its stores windshield washer fluid that failed to meet California air emissions requirements.


Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Elects New Board Chairman

ARLINGTON, Va. --- The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has elected Brian V. Boyden as the new chairman of the board of directors.


Big Dig Contractors Settle Lawsuit for More Than $450 Million

BOSTON --- Contractors who worked on the Big Dig Highway project, the site of a fatal tunnel collapse, have agreed to pay more than $450 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Massachusetts.

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