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Statement of Ownership and Restriction of Liability


This web site and the information it contains is provided as a public service by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). This system is monitored to ensure proper operation, to verify the functioning of applicable security features, and for other like purposes. Anyone using this system expressly consents to such monitoring. Unauthorized attempts to modify any information stored on this system, to defeat or circumvent security features, or to utilize this system for other than its intended purposes are prohibited and may result in criminal prosecution.


The NHTSA/DOT makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this web site and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this web site. No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and freedom from computer virus, is given with respect to the contents of this web site or its links to other Internet resources. Reference in this web site to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by NHTSA/DOT.


Information presented on this web site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. However, all information submitted to NHTSA/DOT via this site shall be deemed and remain the property of NHTSA/DOT, except those submissions made under separate legal contract. NHTSA/DOT shall be free to use, for any purpose, any ideas, concepts, or techniques contained in information provided to NHTSA/DOT through this site.