Originally Posted by red-sauerkraut
The clear reason the driver was killed is due to the lack of lower bumper on the trailer to stop a car from continuing to the last axle of the trailer of the truck.
errr... NO! Actually, here in Germany our trucks (LKW's) have very low bumpers. Much better(lower!) than what passes for a bumper on US trucks in the USA. Over here the truck bumpers are quite low.