TITLE

Canada raises underriding concerns

AUTHOR(S)
Sauer, Bruce
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Dec2004, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Focuses on issues related to underride regulations for trailers published by Transport Canada in October 2004. Standard requirements of the regulation; Difference between the Canadian and the U.S. requirements for energy absorption; Effects of the regulation on both countries.
ACCESSION #
15530932

 

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