Underride guards on most semi trucks leave Atlanta passenger vehicle occupants at risk in certain crashes

Submitted by Jen on Thu, 04/14/2016 - 17:50

Modern semitrailers for the most part do a good job of keeping passenger vehicles from sliding underneath them, greatly increasing the chances of surviving a crash into the back of a large truck, recent tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety show. But in crashes involving only a small portion of the truck's rear, most trailers fail to prevent potentially deadly underride. Learn more about risks trucks pose to Atlanta car drivers by clicking here.