May 2017

How Well-Designed Side Guards Save Lives

Almost all of us have had a scary moment when driving next to a semi, especially in rainy or snowy conditions. And we’ve all seen the metal flaps that extend down on the sides of semi trucks. Although they’re not always extended, after watching the video below, you can see why you’ll want them to be.

The IIHS recently released a video that shows the importance of well-designed side guard rails. The difference between a well-designed and poorly-designed guard is quite alarming.