Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Great article - Why you Should not run into the back of a semi

Jalopnik has an excellent article today about the dangers of the rear guards on semis / tractor trailers, and how they are basically worthless. Check it out here.

http://jalopnik.com/#!5772889/insurers-warn-truck-guards-failing-to-stop-fatal-wrecks-demand-tougher-rules

But heres the reality - most cars have a stopping distance that shames even an empty tractor trailer, so be aware, and you shouldn't have a problem with hitting them.