Truck Underride Protection Coming?


Truck underride rules may be expanded by NHTSA. The agency may soon require underride guards on the backs of trucks to save lives in rear-end collisions. Semi-trailers already have underride guards. Single unit trucks, such as dump trucks, are not required to have them. Adding the guards would stop a passenger vehicle’s roof from being sheered off. NHTSA, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, is considering a new rule. Hear Dan Clark talk with David …

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