By now you have probably heard of Uber, Lyft or Sidecar? Travel to almost any major U.S. city at the moment and you will find one, if not all of these technology companies offering a new breed of transportation – a vehicle-for-hire accessed directly through the tap of a smartphone.
Guardrails are designed to save lives; they prevent vehicles from driving off the road in locations where it is unsafe to be on the shoulder. However, the Trinity highway guardrail used in Oregon and most other states has been undergoing serious scrutiny. These guardrails are being described as dangerous.