LOW PROFILE VEHICLE CRASH TESTS WITH GUARDRAIL TERMINALS. FOIL TEST NUMBERS: 92F007 AND 92F008

This report contains the results of two crash tests. The crash tests involved 1985 Mazda RX7s and guardrail terminal ends. Two terminal ends were tested, one Breakaway Cable Terminal and one Eccentric Loader Breakaway Cable Terminal. The test speed for both tests was 60 mi/h (26.8 m/s). The tests were performed at the Federal Outdoor Impact Laboratory (FOIL) located in McLean, Virginia. Damage to the test vehicles and test articles was severe. The guardrail road up the hood and penetrated the occupant compartment.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Advanced Technology and Research, Incorporated

    15210 Dino Drive
    Burtonsville, MD  United States  20866-1172

    Federal Highway Administration

    Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, 6300 Georgetown Pike
    McLean, VA  United States  22101
  • Authors:
    • BROWN, C M
  • Publication Date: 1995-9

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 60 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00720079
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA/RD-95/024
  • Contract Numbers: DTFH61-91-Z-00002
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 5 1996 12:00AM