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New Pennsylvania bill would crack down on airbag fraud

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September 1, 2010—Pennsylvania state Rep. Matthew Bradford introduced a bill that would penalize those who practice fraudulent acts regarding airbag installation in the state.

The Motor Vehicle Airbag Fraud Prevention Act would require that:
• All airbag’s VIN numbers must be clearly marked and recorded;
• No system or object can be in place of the airbag or interfere with the airbag;
• Any business installing a salvaged airbag must clearly mark and inform the car owner that the airbag is a salvaged airbag.

The bill would also limit the selling and purchasing of salvaged airbags and prohibit selling or purchasing stolen airbags.

For the complete list of stipulations in the bill, go to

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