Crown Vics Fail New Crash Test

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http://www.dallasnews.com/latestnews/stories/071603dnmetcrownvic_early.90b45d80.html Dallas gave a failing grade to the latest device offered by Ford to reduce the chances of a rear-impact gas tank fire in the embattled Crown Victoria police car. Tests of the automaker's trunk packs - boxes designed to hold police gear in the trunk so it won't puncture the fuel tank in a collision - were performed Thursday and Friday in California by an independent engineering firm hired by the city's outside lawyers. The city . . .

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