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NTSB Wants Ignition Locks
2012-12-11 20:14:53

A high-tech solution could help keep those who shouldn’t be driving from doing so, and it is getting support from the top independent US government investigative agency.


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pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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