Senator Advocates for Annual Guardrail Inspections Following Deaths

Senator Advocates for Annual Guardrail Inspections Following Deaths

A Texas lawmaker is advocating for annual guardrail inspection reports following a series of tragic accidents in her state. State Senator Sylvia Garcia recently told reporters she wanted to see guardrail inspection reports released to the general public. At present, Texas guardrails along bridges ar...

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Guardrail Deaths Raise Safety Questions

Guardrail Deaths Raise Safety Questions

We expect the roads we drive on to be safe. With our tax dollars at work, we expect everything from the pavement below us to the signs above us to be thoroughly researched and crafted with safety in mind. But recent fatal guardrail accidents are calling into question the way our government oversees ...

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In Spite of Scrutiny, Dangerous Guardrails Remain on Roads

The ET-Plus guardrail has been under the lens of public scrutiny for months. Trinity Industries, the manufacturer of the guardrail, was found to have defrauded the federal government and fined by a Texas court. Hundreds of allegations against the company arose, with many claiming their car accidents...

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Allegedly Deadly Highway Guardrail Found On Utah Roads

Utah is joining the long list of states growing concerned over the presence of the controversial ET-Plus guardrail on their roads and highways. Indeed, there are more than 300 of these guardrails on Utah streets and they are found in 49 different states. The guardrails have been the center of contro...

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Trinity Guardrail Crash Testing Completed

The last of eight federally mandated crash tests on the ET-Plus guardrail has been completed in San Antonio, Texas. The tests were ordered following allegations that the highway safety mechanism was malfunctioning, injuring and killing those involved in guardrail crashes. Because of such claims, mor...

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