The following presentation was designed to give the viewer an insight to the evolution of these end terminals. The sole purpose of this site is to save lives and to educate the viewer on the function of the design of guardrail. The lady that perished in this accident was a mother of a 12 yr old son.
For the convenience of the viewer we have made available a version of this presentation in a PDF form . This PDF file is about 7MB.The Original Test Video of the Five Inch
Take a look at this test video from 1999 of the original test that was submitted to the FHWA for approval. You can easily notice the square post breaker that was original on the 5 inch feed channel. Texas A & M should be very proud of this device. It was a work of art.
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