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SDOT begins installing locally-made side guards on city trucks

Trucks are big, make wide turns and have nasty blind spots. So while they are vital for making the city function, they can also be very dangerous for people walking and biking. In a recent five-year period, USDOT found that … Continue reading

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UW installs truck side guards for bike/walk safety, should law require these on every truck?

The University of Washington has installed side guards on all 31 box trucks in their fleet. These guards, which hang down to cover the gap between the front and rear wheels of the truck, may not look like a big … Continue reading

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