American Transportation Research Institute completes snow and ice effects study

January 2009
Trailer / Body Builders;Jan2009, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p14
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The article focuses on the completion of a study on the effects of snow and ice accumulation on motor vehicles by the American Transportation Research Institute. It is stated that snow and ice falling from vehicles create safety issues that can result in property damage or injury to other motorists. The challenges in clearing snow and ice from the tops of trailers and the limited effectiveness of snow removal devices faced by the trucking industry are also noted.


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