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When Al Chambers, 69, entered the market for a new car, he specifically looked for one that offered enhanced safety features. He settled on a 2010 Mercury Milan that warns him if a car is in his blind spot with a orangeish light on both side-view mirrors, and beeps if an object is in his way as he backs out of a parking space. “It’s probably been very helpful in averting accidents,” says Chambers, who lives in Ann Arbor, Mich. “Some things strike me as more important than others. Safety issues are at the top of that list.” … Back to Article

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