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Mayor Bowser Announces All of DC’s Heavy-Duty Fleet Now Has Side Guards

Date Released: 
Wed, 10/04/2017

(Washington, DC) – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that the District of Columbia is now fully compliant with legislation requiring DC’s heavy-duty fleet be equipped with side-underrun prevention devices, or side guards. Side guards prevent people walking, biking, or driving motorcycles from falling between the wheels of a large vehicle during a collision.


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