Massachusetts Guardrail Deaths Signal Possible Malfunction

Massachusetts Guardrail Deaths Signal Possible Malfunction

The Lindsay X-Lite guardrail end terminals are the subject of yet another lawsuit. The safety device has drawn criticism after several deadly accidents, many of which have occurred in Massachusetts. The state is home to the second most X-Lite guardrails in the country, with only West Virginia outnum...

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Grieving Father Advocates for Guardrail Removal, Replacement

Grieving Father Advocates for Guardrail Removal, Replacement

The loss of a child is one of the most difficult experiences a person can endure. For Stephen Eimers, the death of his daughter in a car accident last year led to a personal mission: to get defective guardrails, like the one that malfunctioned in his daughter’s crash, off the roads. “I’ve got ...

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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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Tennessee Dept. of Transportation to Remove X-Lite Guardrails

Tennessee Dept. of Transportation to Remove X-Lite Guardrails

Tennessee will spend $4.3 million to remove dangerous X-Lite guardrails from their roads. The decision to remove and replace more than 1,800 guardrail end terminals comes on the heels of several fatal accidents involving the safety devices. Four people have died in such crashes in the last year in T...

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