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May 9, 2016
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Trailer/Body Builders

How the guard responds to the impact

The new design features a vertical support at each end of horizontal member of the guard. This provides additional strength and helps the guard and trailer absorb much of the energy of the impact....More
May 9, 2016
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Trailer/Body Builders

Trajectory of the car in a 30% offset crash

Video clip of an underride guard test held at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety research center in Ruckersville, Virginia May 5, 2016.   The guard withstands the impact, causing the car to rotate away from the trailer. (Video courtesy of the IIHS) Read the related article here: Trailer manufacturers meet tougher underride standards...More
May 6, 2016
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Inside a successful underride test

As the mid-size automobile hits the Stoughton underride guard at 35 mph, the airbags deploy.  The guard bends but holds firm, preventing the rear of the trailer from penetrating the passenger compartment....More
May 6, 2016
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Stoughton underride guard passes IIHS test

A newly designed Stoughton underride guard was tested at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety research center in Ruckersville, Virginia May 5.   The 30% offset test involved crashing a Chevrolet Malibu into the back of a Stoughton trailer so that the force of the impact was concentrated on the outer section of the guard.  The new design successfully prevented the rear of the trailer from intruding into the passenger compartment in a 35 mph crash. (Video courtesy of IIHS) ...More
May 6, 2016
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Video from the latest IIHS trailer underride test

A Chevrolet Malibu shown in a 30% offset underride test May 5....More

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