Mercedes-Benz Barcodes

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(Montvale, NJ) Mercedes-Benz is taking steps to help emergency responders rescue accident victims.

The luxury car maker is putting high-tech barcodes in its vehicles.

Paramedics and firefighters will be able to use their smartphones to read the codes and find the best way to rescue injured people from damaged cars.

The codes will include information how to pry the vehicle apart and reach an accident victim.