Deadly Guardrails On Connecticut Roads?


Guardrails made by a Texas company called Trinity Industries are under investigation by the New York Times for allegedly turning guardrails into spears that shear through car sidewalls during collisions with the rails.  The rails are allegedly to blame for as many as five deaths and scores of injuries nationwide.

The guardrails in question are approved for use by the Federal Highway Administration and have been installed in virtually every state in the country – including Connecticut.

Are  the rails a danger to drivers in the event of a car accident?

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