EVOLUTION OF ROADSIDE SAFETY

This paper presents an overview of the progress made in roadside safety during the past 30 years and identifies problems and key areas that need to be addressed in the near future. Selected references and accomplishments thought to be fundamental to the advancement of roadside safety are identified. The paper is presented in the following sections: Milestones - brief descriptions of selected publications, documents, activities, events, etc., since 1960 that have contributed significantly to roadside safety; Forgiving Roadside Concept; Design - methodologies and hardware; Evaluation - crash testing, NCHRP Reports 153, 230, and 350; Installation and Maintenance; and Future Concerns.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 5-16
  • Monograph Title: ROADSIDE SAFETY ISSUES
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00672603
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Jan 20 1995 12:00AM