from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In geology, a zone of faulting and brecciation in rocks.


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  • It is the crush-zone protection built into the front end, able to absorb the impact over a greater distance to reduce the forces transmitted to you in the collision process.

    CAFE Has the Incentives Backwards.

  • Building lighter, more resilient vehicles, (not necessarily smaller in volume) that provide more crush-zone distance, is the key.

    CAFE Has the Incentives Backwards.


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