Runaway Truck Ramps

During a long downhill on the highway, you may have noticed a long section of gravel paralleling the road. This is one type of a runaway truck ramp.

Runaway truck ramps are engineered to have a strong force opposing the truck's momentum so the truck is able to safely stop with minimal harm done to the driver, the truck, and other drivers on the road.

There are four main types of runaway truck ramps: