TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Web-Only Document 157: Volume I: Evaluation of Existing Roadside Safety Hardware Using Updated Criteria—Technical Report explores the process that was followed in developing NCHRP Research Results Digest (RRD) 349: Evaluation of Existing Roadside Safety Hardware Using Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware (MASH) Criteria.
NCHRP RRD 349
explores the safety performance of widely used non-proprietary roadside safety features by using MASH. Examples of features evaluated include longitudinal barriers (excluding bridge railings), terminals and crash cushions, transitions, and breakaway supports.
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