RESEARCH ON CRASH BARRIERS - THEIR DESIGN, WARRANTS FOR USE, SAFETY ASPECTS, TESTING AND RESEARCH

TYPES OF CRASH BARRIERS IN USE IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE WORLD ARE DESCRIBED, TOGETHER WITH SITE-WARRANTING CONDITIONS FOR THEIR ERECTION, WHERE THESE EXIST. COMPLETED AND ACTIVE ACCIDENT STUDIES DIRECTED TOWARDS BOTH ACCIDENT BENEFIT, AND RATIONALIZATION OF SITE WARRANTS, ARE DEALT WITH, AS ALSO ARE MODEL-SCALE TESTS AND MATHEMATICAL STUDIES OF THE VEHICLE-BARRIER COLLISION FORCES. THE REVIEW IS COMPLETED WITH BRIEF DESCRIPTIONS OF SOME OF THE MORE IMPORTANT CONTINUING FULL-SCALE TEST PROGRAMS, AND OF NEW BARRIER CONSTRUCTIONS UNDER DEVELOPMENT. /RRL/A/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 65 Pp, 11 FIG, 5 TAB, 12 REF
  • Corporate Authors:

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

    2, rue André Pascal
    Paris,   France  75775 Paris Cedex 16
  • Authors:
    • JEHU, V J
    • Prisk, C W
  • Publication Date: 1967

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00203297
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Mar 9 1970 12:00AM