EN1317: A standard out of date? (Thinking Highways Article – Vol. 10 No. 3, Sep/Oct 2015)

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14 Sep EN1317: A standard out of date? (Thinking Highways Article – Vol. 10 No. 3, Sep/Oct 2015)

The EN1317 European standard was developed within the framework of the Construction Products Directive (89/106/EEC) and EN1317-5 serves as the basis for the CE marking of road safety systems, including barriers and guardrails, crash cushions, barrier extremities and transitions. While this has represented a major step forward in addressing 30-40% of road fatalities, the future of road safety must address new challenges.

Under the name ‘EN1317: A standard out of date?’, the article, co-authored by Mr. Wolf P. Zeplin, Chair of STA Technical Committee 2, and Mr. José F. Papí, STA Chairman, analyses several challenges to the future of EN1317 and road safety.

The full article is available here.

Article featured in Thinking Highways – Vol. 10 No. 3, September/October 2015 (Europe And Rest Of The World Edition)