Government Evaluates Guardrail Safety with Crash Tests

Government Evaluates Guardrail Safety with Crash Tests

New details surrounding plans to test the safety of a controversial highway guardrail have been released today. ABCnews.com reports that Southwest Institute, an independent research institute, will conduct a series of eight crash tests. If any of the ET-Plus guardrails fail the test, the Federal Hig...

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Wisconsin Suspends Use of Controversial Guardrail

Wisconsin has joined Virginia, Vermont, Washington and thirty other states in suspending or banning the use of a controversial highway safety product. The ET-Plus guardrail end terminal, designed and created by Trinity Industries, is the subject of much scrutiny recently. A Texas judge found Trinity...

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Washington Bans Installation of Controversial Highway Guardrail

Washington has banned the installation of a highly-scrutinized piece of highway safety equipment: the Trinity Industries ET-Plus guardrail head. The ban follows the trend among over 30 other states doubtful of the safety of the guardrail end terminals. This controversy stems from a whistleblower&#82...

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