Pam / Thursday, February 4, 2021 / Categories: ATSSA, FHWA, Government, Policy AASHTO and FHWA issue clarifications on implementing MASH 2016 Q and A released for issues raised since May 2018 New information is now available that clarifies issues related to implementing the 2016 edition of the Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware (MASH). The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) publishes MASH and issued the latest updates in a Question-and-Answer format. The latest information is the result of work produced by a joint technical working group of people from state departments of transportation (DOTs), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and accredited crash testing labs, according to a statement included in the release. The new Q&A is the result of information compiled since May 2018 to clarify and implement the 2016 edition of MASH. The information resulted from questions generated by the roadway safety industry about the testing of roadway safety hardware under MASH, according to the AASHTO announcement. The Q & A is intended to provide additional help to manufacturers, crash test labs and DOTs in developing roadway safety equipment. Previous Article Senate confirms Pete Buttigieg as Secretary of Transportation Next Article ATSSA’s online Convention & Traffic Expo draws worldwide attendance Print 4246 Rate this article: No rating Tags: MASH AASHTO Please login or register to post comments.