Highway Safety Expert Witnesses & Trinity Guardrails

What areas may highway safety experts testify on? These experts may consult on highway safety litigation, roadway design, road way safety, and more. Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring recently filed a lawsuit against Trinity Industries, manufacturer of a guardrail blamed for severe injuries and deaths across the country.

On Friday, the Federal Highway Administration released documents including “Crash Test of the ET Plus End Terminal with 4-inch Wide Guide Channel Installed with a Rail Height of 27 3/4 Inches, Febuary 6, 2015. The FHA website includes these documents:

  • FHWA Crash Test Summary and Analysis (PDF, 195 KB)
  • Dr. Clay Gabler’s Assessment of Southwest Research Institute’s facilities and procedures (PDF, 656 KB)
  • Dr. Clay Gabler’s Analysis of the Crash Test Data (PDF, 472 KB)
  • Southwest Research Institute’s Crash Test Results, Summary and Analysis (PDF, 45,009 KB)
  • Videos of Crash Tests
    • Trinity ET27 30 Video Documentation: http://youtu.be/KlR0NoYp5YI
    • Trinity ET27 31 Video Documentation: http://youtu.be/zFrBJDBWBnA
    • Trinity ET27 32 Video Documentation: http://youtu.be/ujvpnf8P2kI
    • Trinity ET27 33 Video Documentation: http://youtu.be/-j6DGaQAMkM

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