Bradley J. Abeln of Polo, Mo., died in an accident in Clay County last January in which his Ford Bronco crashed broadside into the end of a guardrail, according to court records. Critics of the ET-Plus system of guardrails contend that design flaws make it more dangerous than the system’s predecessors. The guardrails’ manufacturer defends the product.
Bradley J. Abeln of Polo, Mo., died in an accident in Clay County last January in which his Ford Bronco crashed broadside into the end of a guardrail, according to court records. Critics of the ET-Plus system of guardrails contend that design flaws make it more dangerous than the system’s predecessors. The guardrails’ manufacturer defends the product. Photo courtesy of Langdon & Emison
Bradley J. Abeln of Polo, Mo., died in an accident in Clay County last January in which his Ford Bronco crashed broadside into the end of a guardrail, according to court records. Critics of the ET-Plus system of guardrails contend that design flaws make it more dangerous than the system’s predecessors. The guardrails’ manufacturer defends the product. Photo courtesy of Langdon & Emison

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