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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Ohio DOT Under Fire Amidst Defective Guardrail Scandal

The Ohio Department of Transportation came under the microscope amidst a flurry of controversy around ET-PLUS guardrails, manufactured by Dallas-based Trinity Highway Products. The agency recently joined the list of 35 states in removing the ET-PLUS from their list of approved products, following a ...

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Ohio Makes Big Highway Guardrail Change

The Ohio Department of Transportation has made the decision to stop ordering guardrails from Trinity Industries altogether due to concerns over the safety of the rail heads. In an accident, this piece is designed to absorb the impact of a vehicle and accordion backward. As the head is pushed back by...

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