Effectiveness of cable barriers, guardrails, and concrete barrier walls in reducing the risk of injury.

@article{Zou2014EffectivenessOC,
  title={Effectiveness of cable barriers, guardrails, and concrete barrier walls in reducing the risk of injury.},
  author={Yaotian Zou and Andrew P. Tarko and Erdong Chen and Mario A. Romero},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={2014},
  volume={72},
  pages={55-65}
}
Roadway departure crashes tend to be severe, especially when the roadside exposes the occupants of errant vehicles to excessive injury hazards. As a cost-effective method when the clear zone width is insufficient, road barriers are often installed to prevent errant vehicles from colliding with dangerous obstacles or traversing steep slopes. This paper… CONTINUE READING