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rear impact protection

Proposed Rule of Requiring Rear Impact Protection on Single Unit Trucks

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration proposed a rear impact protection regulation. Plan on this going forward. This possible amendment will require, single unit trucks to require rear impact (underride) guards. It will also require them to improve the standards’ requirements for guards. This includes guards now required for heavy trailers, and semitrailers. In addition to requiring underride guards the NHTSA is also requesting that trucks have retroreflective tape placed on the rear end and sides of the vehicle to provide more visibility to the truck.Proposed Rule of Requiring Rear Impact Protection on Single Unit Trucks

Costs Go Up

While these proposed rear impact protection regulations would cause less causalities… Continue reading