Kentucky Prepares to Act on Defective Guardrails

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is awaiting results from federally mandated crash test results of the ET-Plus guardrail. The guardrail model has made headlines recently for its alleged defectiveness. Kentucky is one of thirty states to temporarily ban its installation. The ET-Plus guardrail was ...

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Florida Man Loses Leg to Guardrail Accident

Two years ago, a man from Lake County, Florida, swerved to avoid hitting an animal in the road. The split second decision sent his pickup truck careening into a guardrail. It also cost his passenger a leg. WTFTV 9 reports that the rail malfunctioned and impaled the pickup truck, slicing the passenge...

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Trinity ET-Plus Guardrail Approved for Further Safety Testing

After months upon months of litigation, rumors, and negotiation, the Federal Highway Administration has approved a retesting program for the ET-Plus guardrail. The guardrail, which has been suspected of being unsafe for some time, has recently been banned from installation in nearly thirty states ou...

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Deadly Guardrails Banned from Installation in Oklahoma

Deadly Guardrails Banned from Installation in Oklahoma

Oklahoma, along with numerous other states, has now banned a controversial guardrail end from being installed on its highways. The guardrail end – Dallas-based Trinity Highway Products’ ET-PLUS model – has been blamed for numerous serious and fatal motor vehicle accidents. At press time, News On 6 i...

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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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