Apparently the CVPI modifications seem to work.
Man overtakes patrol vehicle, dies in crash
The Arizona Republic
May. 4, 2003 12:00 AM
A Prescott man was killed when his sport utility vehicle struck the
rear of a Department of Public Safety cruiser that was traveling on a
freeway with its emergency lights flashing, authorities said
Gerry Howard, 61, was taken to John C. Lincoln Hospital-North
Mountain, where he was pronounced dead, said Officer Steve Volden, a
spokesman for DPS.
Officer Randy Anglin, 36, a 12-year DPS veteran, was taken to the
same hospital for treatment of head injuries that were not considered
life-threatening, Volden said.
The crash occurred about 11:30 p.m. Friday on Interstate 17, nearly
two miles south of the Carefree Highway, while Anglin was driving
north in the high-speed lane to answer a call near Anthem, Volden
Anglin's Ford Crown Victoria was struck from behind by Howard, who
was behind the wheel of a Ford Explorer, Volden said.
Both vehicles eventually came to a stop without rolling over or
Critics have said the Crown Victoria is prone to explosion after rear-
end impacts. But Volden said Anglin's car had been fitted with