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Crash tests (Hjrc)

Definition
Vehicular impact tests by which the structural and safety performance of roadside barriers and other highway appurtenances may be determined. Three evaluation criteria are considered: structural adequacy, impact severity, and vehicular post-impact trajectory. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Collision tests
Vehicular impact tests
Broader Term
Crash injury research (Hjr)
Narrower Terms
Sled tests (Hjrcs)
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Crash victim simulation (Hjrs)