How effective are underride guards?

December 2010
Trailer / Body Builders;Dec2010, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p5
Trade Publication
The article presents the findings of the technical report "The Effectiveness of Underride Guards for Heavy Trailers," published by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in 2010. The report showed that guards help when passenger cars crash into them. The deadline for submission of comments to NHTSA is on March 8, 2011. Also noted is the occurrence of passenger compartment intrusion when the corner of the trailer is impacted.


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