NCAT Evaluates the Safety Edge

2014SafetyEdgeCoverWith a variety of Safety Edge attachments on the market, Carlson stands out from the rest in results and ease. (From Asphalt Pavement Magazine)

Pavement shoulder edge drop-offs have been recognized as roadway safety hazards for decades. Studies conducted by various organizations, including Transportation Research Board (TRB) and AAA, have shown that crashes where pavement edge drop-offs are a contributing factor are not limited to road construction sites, but also occur frequently on rural and secondary roads where shoulders are non-existent or worn away. Between 2002 and 2004, Missouri reported that pavement edge drop-offs were a contributing factor tin up to 24 percent of rural run-off-road crashes and paved roads with unpaved shoulders.

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