Underride Guard

February 2018, - Department

Seattle Embraces Side Guards for Trucks

The side-impact guard closes the gap ahead of Kenworth mixer truck’s rear tandem to keep people from falling under the chassis and being run over. Photo: Walker Blocker

By Tom Berg

Authorities believe side impact guards can protect pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists and Seattle's fleet has embraced the device.

Tags: Seattle, Underride Guard, Side Guards, Walker Blocker, Truck Side Guards

July 2017, - Feature

HDT's 2017 Trailer Update

By Steven Martinez

Our annual roundup of trailer trends and new trailer announcements, from the July issue of HDT.

Tags: Trailers, Reefers, Underride Guard, LED Lighting, Dropdeck Trailers

March 2016, - Department

Dry Vans: Regulations, What Customers Want, and How It Could Change

By Stephane Babcock

While many equipment mandates cause angst in the industry, a recent government proposal to require stronger rear under-ride guards is apparently not one of them.

Tags: Regulations, Trailers, Rear-End Collisions, Underride Guard, Underride


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