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New car crash test centre opens in Berkshire

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Every year the amount of road traffic increases, and with it the number of accidents.

Last year, 162 people were killed on the South's roads - with more than 2,800 other people being seriously injured.

But today in Berkshire a high speed crash testing centre was opened - that will award your car a star rating for safety. There are only 8 in Europe - but will it address accident rates? Penny Silvester investigates.