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Please Respond to: Chrysler to Pay $150 Million for Boy's Death

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A jury found Chrysler responsible in the death of a 4-year-old Georgia boy in a fiery Jeep crash and ordered the auto maker to pay $150 million in damages. The reason is that the location of the fuel tank is behind the rear axle, making it negligence by Chrysler Corp.

 

My question to all members is; is there really a safe place to locate a fuel tank? There are a lot of shop owner/techs reading this. Isn't the gas tank vulnerable no matter where it is???

 

Please: I want to know your thoughts on this.

 

http://www.wsj.com/articles/georgia-jury-hits-chrysler-with-150-million-penalty-in-death-1428018912

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