About Airflow

Airflow Deflector - Builder of Side Guards. A full suite "Truck Side Guards" and side underride protection devices, all engineered to decrease the potential for injury and death to all vulnerable road users (pedestrian, cyclists, motorcyclist and vehicle occupants. IIHS tested to 40 mph, meets Volpe" standards and certified by AirFlow Deflector.
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Cemex USA and AirFlow Deflector kick of side guard program.

‘Truck Side Guards’ - Cemex USA starts an evaluation program. November 17th, 2017, Brooksville Florida - Through a collaboration between Cemex USA and AirFlow Deflector,  they have undertaken the initial steps in the evaluation of truck side guards within their fleet.  The first in the nation, testing three different types of guards on active vehicles driving [...]

By |2018-04-19T19:09:33-04:00November 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

How four fatal truck-bike crash cases helped bring about lifesaving legislation / Chicago City Ordiannce

Ghost bike memorial for Anastasia Kondrasheva, the 23-year-old cyclist killed last September when she was crushed by the wheels of a flatbed truck. Courtesy of:  ohn Greenfield edits the transportation news website Streetsblog Chicago  Read the full article (Here) A memorial all too familiar to cyclists sits at the southeast corner of Addison and Damen in Roscoe [...]

By |2018-04-19T19:09:33-04:00November 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Truck Side Guards – Video

AirFlow Deflector truck side guards are safety devices designed to keep pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists from being killed or seriously injured in the event of a side collision with large trucks as they prevent contact with the truck's rear wheels. Watch our video to find how and why they work so well. https://youtu.be/HQHc_FASEaM

By |2017-11-08T13:24:18-04:00October 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Chicago Council Passes Lateral Protection Side Guard Ordinance

City Council Passes Ordinance Requiring City Contractors to Install Lateral Protection Devices / Truck Side Guards as a "Low-Cost" Safety Equipment on Large Trucks What is Vision Zero? Vision Zero is a data-driven initiative that incorporates evidence-based practices, policies, technologies, and partnerships to make our streets safer for all.   Mayor’s Press Office    312.744.3334 / press@cityofchicago.org Mike [...]

By |2018-04-19T19:09:36-04:00October 18th, 2017|News|0 Comments

eServices Risk Management Summit Expo­­­­­­

Las Vegas, Nevada – AirFlow Deflector participates as an exhibitor in eServices Risk Management Summit at the Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas from October 15th –19th , co-sponsored by eServices Co and First Insurance Funding. The Summit will bring together risk managers, safety professionals, insurance companies, insurance brokers and agents, reinsurance companies and claims and safety providers. [...]

By |2018-02-23T12:40:41-04:00October 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Side guard on semitrailer prevents underride in 40 mph test

RUCKERSVILLE, Va. — A side underride protection device that attaches to the sides of a tractor-trailer successfully prevented a midsize car from sliding underneath the trailer in a 40 mph crash test conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. dsd dssa The latest test was conducted during the Institute's second [...]

By |2018-04-19T19:09:38-04:00September 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments

New York Senator Schumer launches a major effort to make truck safer for cars sharing the roads.

 07.21.17 Following a fatal accident on I-81, Sen Schumer  calls for turcks to be equipped with energy-absorbing "Underride Guards" to protect drivers and passengers from crashes - could help prevent future fatal accidents. Schumer: I-81 Is A Major Highway And Any Motorist Can Tell You That Big Rigs Can Veer Unexpectedly Putting Everyday Drivers At [...]

By |2018-04-19T19:09:48-04:00July 25th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Chicago Will Install Guards To Protect Bicyclists, Pedestrians as part of their City Ordinance

Chicago Side Guard Ordinance By Heather Cherone | June 29, 2017 2:53pm@HeatherCherone CHICAGO — Large trucks working on big projects for the city would have to have side guards installed to prevent pedestrians and bicyclists from being run over by the truck’s rear wheels under a measure backed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Trucks weighing more than 10,000 pounds working on [...]

By |2017-11-08T17:42:15-04:00June 29th, 2017|News|0 Comments

May 2017 Cover Story

Airflow Deflector's recent IIHS testing of AngelWing was the feature cover story in the May 2017 edition. Jun 5, 2017  Bruce Sauer | Trailer/Body Builders. Visit their website and read the full story (►Here).  _________________________________ Guarding against side underride. Underride Guard testing at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has taken a 90-degree turn. After [...]

By |2018-04-19T19:09:50-04:00June 23rd, 2017|News|0 Comments