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On December 20, 2017, Senator Gillibrand questioned Chris Spear, CEO of the American Trucking Associations, at a Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Hearing. See response to his questions here: Sen. Gillibrand questions Chris Spear, CEO of ATA, on truck underride protection.

Eric Flack, Investigative Reporter at WUSA9, recently began an extensive investigation into truck underride. The segments which have already aired are listed here. They plan to shed light on the problem until it is adequately addressed in this country.

 

Moms Who Lost Daughters In Truck Underride Collisions Push for Greater Safety, May 14, 2017, NPR Radio Interview, Geoff Bennett

Lois Durso (left) holds a picture of her daughter, Roya. Marianne Karth (right) holds a picture of her daughters, AnnaLeah and Mary.

Geoff Bennett/NPR

Investigator | Few survive horrific side underride crashes, WKYC3, September 25, 2017

 

Matt Brumbelow, Sr. Research Engineer at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, discusses side underride & guards in a radio interview:  https://soundcloud.com/1070wina/matthew-brumbelow

IIHS co-hosted the Second Underride Roundtable with the Truck Safety Coalition and AnnaLeah & Mary for Truck Safety at their , on August 29, 2017.

  Media Coverage of the Second Underride Roundtable

 

Deadly crashes spur calls for tractor-trailer side guards, July 30, 2017, Mary Esch, The Associated Press