Posted September 1st, 2017 by Munley Law.
Munley trucking team invited to IIHS crash test
On Tuesday, August 29, 2017, Atty. Daniel W. Munley along with paralegal, Jerome Levans, attended a crash test conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
Each year, thousands of people are either killed or injured when a passenger vehicle collides with the side of a tractor-trailer. When a tractor-trailer is hit from the side, the advanced safety features of the passenger vehicle are not triggered because the passenger vehicle’s windshield is the first thing that comes into contact with the trailer. Hundreds of people die in crashes like these every year.
The IIHS crash tested the “Angel Wing” underride guard from Airflow Deflector, Inc. They are designed to prevent passenger vehicles from going underneath the tractor-trailer during a side-impact crash. Instead, the passenger vehicle’s front bumper will strike the Angel Wing, […]Read More