Highway Regulator Urges Standards Revamp After Guardrail Review

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  • Guardrail products by Trinity, Road Systems reviewed by FHWA
  • Crashes reviewed included shallow-angle, vehicle piercings

U.S. highway guardrail systems made by Trinity Industries Inc. and Road Systems Inc. have “safety performance issues” in some real-world crash scenarios, the Federal Highway Administration said as it urged a national overhaul of standards to better protect American drivers.

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