Assessment of NCHRP Report 350 Test ConditionsAuthor/Presenter: Mak, King K.; Bligh, Roger P.
This paper presents the results of an assessment on the appropriateness of test conditions specified in NCHRP Report 350. This work was conducted under NCHRP Project 22-14, “Improvement of the Procedures for the Safety Performance Evaluation of Roadside Features.” The assessment was centered on the basic Test Level 3 (TL-3) and addressed these two areas of interest:
1) Effects of higher speed limit on impact speed.
2) Appropriateness of 25 degrees for the impact angle.