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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Senators Demand Investigation of Federal Highway Administration

Six Senators have penned a letter to the Government Accountability Office seeking an investigation into the Federal Highway Administration. After the controversy surrounding the ET-Plus guardrail and its role on American roads, the policymakers have questioned the FHWA’s approval of the device...

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Trinity Industries Sued by Canadian City

Trinity Industries, the creator of the controversial ET-Plus guardrail end terminal, has been sued by the Canadian city of Stratford, Ontario. According to ABCNews.com lawmakers there believe the company sold them defective, dangerous products – specifically, the ET-Plus. The city is seeking $...

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Trinity Industries Denies Crash Test Problems

The federally mandated crash tests of a controversial highway safety device have now been completed, with one of the tests likely resulting in a failure. Only four of the eight have officially received passing marks, but experts claim the last in the series will likely be deemed a failure. Indeed, c...

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Guardrail Fails Crash Test, Expert Claims

Guardrail Fails Crash Test, Expert Claims

The last of eight crash tests of the ET-Plus guardrail has finished, with a report due to the public in the coming weeks. One expert, however, claims that the final test proves just how dangerous the ET-Plus can be. In fact, the expert claims, the test may have indeed failed the eighth test. In a [&...

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