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.
- Revision of report dated Sept. 78. See also PB-297406.
Texas A&M Research FoundationCollege Station, TX USA 77843
Washington, DC USA 20590
- Robb, HEJ
- Walker, K C
- Effenberger, M J
- Publication Date: 1979-1
- Pagination: 311 p.
- TRT Terms: Collisions; Impact tests; Materials; Prevention; Safety; Safety engineering; Shock resistance; Structural supports; Testing; Traffic safety; Traffic signs
- Uncontrolled Terms: Impact strength
- Old TRIS Terms: Supports
- Subject Areas: Design; Highways; Materials; Research; Safety and Human Factors; Security and Emergencies;
- 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