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Knight, Helen
March 2005
Engineer (00137758);3/11/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7670, p10
Reports on the development of a vehicle marking material that will allow police officers to distinguish between pursuit cars and offenders during chases at night and in bad weather. Key features of the vehicle marking material; British police forces' trial of the thermal identification marking.


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