CRASH TESTS OF SMALL HIGHWAY SIGN SUPPORTS

The report describes 22 full-scale crash tests conducted to evaluate the impact performance of widely used support systems for small roadside signs. Promising new support systems were also evaluated. All systems were of the single post type, with one exception. One system had a vertical post and a back brace. Also summarized are the results of recent crash tests sponsored by industry on small sign support systems.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Revision of report dated Sept. 78. See also PB-297406.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Texas A&M Research Foundation

    College Station, TX  USA  77843

    Federal Highway Administration

    Office of Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Robb, HEJ
    • Walker, K C
    • Effenberger, M J
  • Publication Date: 1979-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 311 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00197632
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: RF3254-3 Intrm Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FH-11-8821
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 28 1979 12:00AM