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Saturday, December 27, 2014

Federal Highway Administration Warns of Trinity Guardrail

The Federal Highway Administration has opened an internet portal where the public can report Trinity Guardrail accidents. The notice which will filed on Dec 24th reads in part:

The purpose of this notice is to request data and information regarding the ET-Plus guardrail end terminal (ET-Plus) manufactured by Trinity Industries, Inc. (Trinity). In 2005, the FHWA determined that ET-Plus guardrail end terminal met the relevant crash test criteria and therefore was eligible for Federal-aid highway funding. This fall, a jury issued a verdict that Trinity made a false or fraudulent claim to FHWA when it sought the eligibility determination for the ET-Plus. Additionally, a number of parties have raised concerns about the in-service performance of the ET-Plus and the potential variability in the dimensions of installed units of the ET-Plus. As a result, FHWA is undertaking a number of efforts to assess these issues. The FHWA is seeking technical information and data to assist in this work.

Read the Full notice here.

If you have been a victim in an accident involving a Trinity Guardrail, you may be entitled to compensation. Visit our main website to learn how you can file a Trinity Guardrail lawsuit.

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