Something this simple can help save lives.

Introducing Rescue AssistSM— the first-ever use of QR codes to help first responders react faster and more safely.

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Rescue Assist℠ in action.

See how Rescue Assist℠ can work for First Responders.

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It can be a dangerous situation when, at the scene of an accident, first responders don't have a vehicle's structural information readily available. With Rescue AssistSM, that may no longer be an issue. They can scan a QR code in a Mercedes-Benz vehicle to quickly see where batteries, airbags and other structural elements are located to safely perform the rescue.


Rescue Assist in your Mercedes-Benz.

  • As of November 1, 2013, QR codes are installed in all Mercedes-Benz vehicles during production.
  • Mercedes-Benz vehicles model years 1990 and newer can be retrofitted with the QR codes at any local dealership.