AASHTO Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware

AASHTO Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware

AASHTO Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware

AASHTO Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware First Edition, Single User Digital Publication
The purpose of AASHTO Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware this report is to present uniform guidelines for the crash testing of both permanent and temporary highway safety features and recommended evaluation criteria to assess test results.

This AASHTO Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware Guidelines are also presented for the in-service evaluation of safety features. These guidelines and criteria, which have evolved over the past 40 years, incorporate current technology and the collective judgment and expertise of professionals in the field of roadside safety design.

AASHTO Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware, they provide :
1. a basis on which researchers and user agencies can compare the impact performance merits of candidate safety features,
2. guidance for developers of new safety features, and
3. a basis on which user agencies can formulate performance specifications for safety features. AASHTO Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware.

MASH is an update to and supersedes NCHRP Report 350, Recommended Procedures for the Safety Performance Evaluation of Highway Features, for the purposes of evaluating new safety hardware devices. MASH does not supersede any guidelines for the design of roadside safety hardware, which are contained within the AASHTO Roadside Design Guide.

AASHTO Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware
Item Code: AASHTO MASH-1-UL
ISBN Number : 1-56051-416-9
Item Pages: 273 Pages
Item Format : Download pdf


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