HEAD-ON TEST OF CABLE GUARDRAIL (MHD STANDARD PLATE NO. 8330B)

The study contains information on the performance of the Minnesota wood-post triple cable guardrail under the head-on impact test conditions of 60 mph and 5 degrees using a 4500 pound automobile. The average vehicle longitudinal deceleration level was well below the current acceptable level of 12 g's for a lap belted or lap and shoulder belted occupant.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Texas Transportation Institute

    Texas A&M University System, 1600 E Lamar Boulevard
    Arlington, TX  USA  76011

    Minnesota Department of Highways

    408 Highway Building
    St Paul, MN  USA  55155
  • Authors:
    • Post, E R
    • Buth, E
  • Publication Date: 1974-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 27 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00090114
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: RF-3012
  • Files: NTIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 22 1975 12:00AM