Crash Standards Save Lives, Spur Innovation
Report 350: Recommended Procedures for the Safety Performance Evaluation of Highway Features
A horn blares, brakes squeal, and a sport utility vehicle skids off a curve into the right of way ... where a guardrail stops the SUV from plunging into a ditch. The guardrail withstands the vehicle's impact without injuring the passengers, thanks to the rigorous crash-test standards employed in its design.
This Summary Last Modified On: 3/30/2014