Posted: March 29, 2016 in Kenworth

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is proposing new rules to strengthen rear impact guards on trailers.  The new rules would raise the impact speed for which smaller vehicles, such as cars, are protected from underriding a trailer from 30mph to 35mph.  NHTSA believes many trailer manufacturers are currently building trailers that do conform to the 35 mph speed but want to require this for all manufacturers.


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