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Louisiana bans further installation of deadly guardrails

At the end of October, Louisiana joined the growing number of states that have banned any new installations of the ET-Plus highway guardrail. The guardrail has been linked to numerous deaths since 2005, when a design change produced a deadly

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Missouri bans deadly highway guardrail

The Missouri Department of Transportation has banned a type of highway guardrail implicated in the deaths of at least 14 motorists, including one Missouri man. Missouri resident Brad Abeln was killed in January after another driver swerved and pushed him

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More Controversy Appears in Case Questioning Highway Guardrail Safety

A mistrial has been declared in a federal lawsuit which alleges that some highway guardrails across the country pose a deadly risk to drivers. The lawsuit was filed by a whistleblower alleging that guardrails produced by Trinity Industries, a Texas-based

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