More die needlessly due to lax guards and safety regulations this holiday season!

More will die needlessly due to unsafe underride guards and lax and immoral safety regulations this holiday season. Car manufacturers and truck and trailer manufacturers lobby lawmakers to continue the legality of under-sized reflectors and lamps (Cars much larger and brighter), 1950’s designs of underride guards (actually stronger decades ago and getting weaker),  low reflectivity … Read more

Less regulation requires more government and corporate responsibility!

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In an age of deregulation safety probably will not be required by law! You must remember that legal and moral liability and responsibility do not end with the extermination of a regulation, they actually increase! We end regulations as common sense safety procedures and equipment are expected, safe behaviors are now expected and taken for … Read more

Warning for parking victims!

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Today on the anniversary of my wife’s death I am thinking of the many injustices that can occur in the U.S. concerning truck parking enforcement. In many counties the trucking companies will be the largest employer giving generously to campaigns of prosecutors, sheriff’s and judges. It is common for high level law enforcement including state … Read more

Comments: MASH Style Underride Guard Crash Tests

I am commenting as an American underrun victim/survivor and international  truck safety activist. I am a truck underride survivor so will be commenting on Vision Zero and Safe System, TUBS (Truck Underrun Barriers), and truck or trailer  mounted attenuators. I am also interested in safe and forgiving roadsides  and the types  of roadways and speeds … Read more