After Loss of Father, Family Sues Guardrail Maker

In the months following the controversy surrounding the ET-Plus guardrail end terminal, we’ve heard countless stories of people injured or killed when the guardrail malfunctions. Now, after the loss of their father, one Arizona family is striking back against the company that makes the ET-Plus...

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Despite Controversy, ET-Plus Guardrail Passes Safety Tests

The final results of the Trinity Industries crash tests are in: all eight received passing scores from the Federal Highway Administration. The eight tests utilized guardrails of two different heights, one measuring 27 3/4 inches, one 31 inches. Critics say the final of the eight tests should have be...

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Court Ruling on Trinity Guardrail Penalty Forthcoming

A Texas judge must soon rule about just how much Trinity Industries will be fined for defrauding the U.S. government. A jury last fall found that the company had deceived regulators about changes made to the design of the ET-Plus guardrail installed along roads and highways across the country. The w...

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Guardrails To Be Removed from Virginia Roads

Guardrails To Be Removed from Virginia Roads

Plans to remove a potentially deadly highway safety devices from Virginia roads are underway. 13newsnow.com¬†reports that the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) announced these plans via a letter from the state’s chief engineer. The decision comes following controversy associated with...

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Crash Test Results Support Allegations Against Trinity Industries

New crash test results of a controversial safety device may bolster claims against the company that manufactures the guardrails in question. Dallas-based Trinity Industries was recently mandated by the Federal Highway Administration to test their ET-Plus guardrail end terminals. The mandate followed...

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