Tesla crash is still an event that provokes thought and review of safety

SEE: http://www.treehugger.com/cars/tesla-driver-killed-autopilot-crash-would-still-be-alive-if-trailers-had-side-underride-guards.html Here is my latest post at Tree Hugger: We have had underride guards that are effective in crashes above 50 mph for over 30 years. Guards must be energy absorbing for proper protection in high-speed crashes, period! Increasing the length away from the truck or trailer of the underrun guard increases the critical … Read more…

Discussion of Tesla crash at Treehugger includes underride guards

I posted to a science, technology, and environment blog called Treehugger which is asking if underride guards would have protected the Tesla in a crash. http://www.treehugger.com/cars/tesla-driver-killed-autopilot-crash-would-still-be-alive-if-trailers-had-side-underride-guards.html Treehugger post: Thanks for this article. Big media have overlooked the fact that this crash involved a big truck and trailer! We now know the Tesla was traveling at … Read more…