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Rear Impact Guard Puts Wabash Up for Swedish Steel Prize

Blog Commentary by Tom Berg, Senior Contributing Editor

April 12, 2017

HDT's Tom Berg says his friend Mike, who died in a rear underride crash more than 44 years ago, would be happy about recent safety advancements. Read more in the Trailer Talk blog.

Tags: IIHS, Rear-End Collisions, High-Strength Steel, Wabash National, Safety, Rear Impact Guards

Author: Tom Berg | Posted @ Wednesday, April 12, 2017 7:12 AM | » Comments(1)

Why Better Underride Guards, and Maybe Other Stuff, Are Worth It

When the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tested underride guards in 2010, one guard failed. That trailer manufacturer has since redesigned its guards, and it worked properly in the IIHS&#39; latest round of tests.<br />

June 3, 2013

Senior Editor Tom Berg offers some personal insight into trailer underride guards and why they're so important in his "Trailer Talk" blog.

Tags: IIHS, Trailers, Underride

Author: Tom Berg | Posted @ Monday, June 3, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

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