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The History of the Automobile in America,

it’s mechanical and auto body technology and development, the people who drive them, the laws they are subject to, the evolution of the roads they drive on, and almost inevitably, the technology required to recover a collision-damaged vehicle and return it to drivable condition, are all intertwined. The history of the collision repair industry, most specifically, the many companies that support the industry, have a long and interestingly varied past.

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Monday, December 9, 2013

December, 1983

Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole announces that all cars made after September 1, 1985 must have an eye-level, center-mounted brake light. The move is expected to eliminate 40,000 injuries and $434 million in property damage per year.

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