Automakers addressing extrication issues with new vehicles

Standard labeling and guidebooks are some of the ideas auto groups are floating to make extrication safer and easier


By Chris Woodyard
USA Today

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. — At a firefighter training center, a modern sport-utility vehicle is being carved up like a rotisserie chicken at a summer picnic.

But the lesson today isn't just about how to save trapped victims in serious car accidents.

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