(April 19 11:00 AM MST) - Breaking Down Barriers: Roadside Safety Hardware

Traffic Safety Pulse News

Rural roadway departures make up a third of U.S. traffic fatalities—about 30 people a day. Roadside safety hardware is a proven safety countermeasure for when vehicles physically leave the roadway. Hardware, such as barriers, sign supports, and work zone devices are commonly used to reduce the potential severity of crashes on the roadside. Knowing how, when and where to install roadside hardware can be a challenge for transportation agencies.