Trinity ET-Plus Guardrail – Banned in 4 States (and Counting)
Jurors in a federal court in Texas today found that Trinity Industries, Inc. deliberately withheld information from US highway officials about a design change that shed 20% [...]
Does this looks safe to you? Get ready. Apparently, this is the future of cars.
To me, it’s scary. Here’s how the article in The Kansas City Star begins:
Behind the wheel of a 2015 Acura TLX, Danny Martin tells the [...]
KSDK 5 in St. Louis reported that Missouri is taking a hard line stance against Trinity guardrails that have been linked to injuries and deaths across the country, including at least one death in Missouri.
Guardrails are equipped with end terminals [...]
Kent Emison was interviewed on this week’s episode of ABC’s 20/20 news program for an investigative report on defective Trinity Guardrails. Documents show that Trinity modified the design of guardrail end-terminals in order [...]
After recalling millions of vehicles for a deadly ignition switch defect, General Motors turned to Kenneth Feinberg to create and administer a compensation plan to pay victims and their families. Feinberg announced the details of [...]
At time of posting, this video from Volkswagen has had almost 17.5 million views. Kudos to VW for this eye-opening way to communicate the dangers of distracted driving.
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“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet.”
- William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
Despite Shakespeare’s quote, people have always had an affinity for certain words [...]
“Because so much is riding on your tires.” That’s one of Michelin’s marketing slogans, but it’s a true statement. Think of all the precious cargo you entrust to your tires. Spouses, children, parents, [...]
General Motors has talked the talk. But it refuses to walk the walk and now GM’s actions speak much louder than its words.
Here’s what GM said:
“Something went wrong with our process in this instance, and terrible [...]
“I consider trial by jury as the only anchor ever yet imagined by man, by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution.”
- Thomas Jefferson
“In suits at common law… the trial by jury, as [...]