Improving the Compatibility of Vehicles and Roadside Safety Hardware

The objectives of this research are to: (1) improve the understanding of the compatibility between vehicles and roadside safety hardware; (2) assess opportunities and impediments to improving compatibility; (3) establish a processes for future assessment of compatibility; and (4) recommend strategies and tactics that will lead to improved compatibility. This effort is expected to focus on a full range of passenger vehicles, but be expandable to other types of vehicles.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 22-15

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590

    American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

    444 North Capitol Street, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20001

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20001
  • Project Managers:

    Niessner, Charles

  • Performing Organizations:

    George Washington University, Virginia Campus

    20101 Academy Way
    Ashburn, VA  USA  20147
  • Principal Investigators:

    Eskandarian, Azim

  • Start Date: 19990202
  • Actual Completion Date: 20030331
  • Source Data: RiP Project 2321

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01459658
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: National Cooperative Highway Research Program
  • Contract Numbers: Project 22-15
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:08PM