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Crash cushions (Pmrcpbe)

Definition
Devices that prevent an errant vehicle from impacting fixed objects by gradually decelerating the vehicle to a safe stop or by redirecting the vehicle away from the obstacle. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Impact attenuators
Broader Term
Barriers (Roads) (Pmrcpb)
Narrower Terms
Truck mounted attenuators (Pmrcpbet)
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Anti glare screens (Pmrcpbc)
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