CEN/TS 17342:2019

Road restraint systems - Motorcycle road restraint systems which reduce the impact severity of motorcyclist collisions with safety barriers CEN/TS 17342:2019

Publication date:   Sep 19, 2019

General information

90.60 Close of review   Dec 2, 2022


CEN/TC 226 Road equipment

Technical Specification

13.200   Accident and disaster control | 93.080.30   Road equipment and installations



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This document specifies requirements for the impact performance of systems designed for the reduction of impact severity for PTW riders impacting safety barriers whilst sliding along the ground, having fallen from their PTW vehicle. The protection systems concerned are those fitted to barriers or barriers that have an inherent PTW rider protection or risk reduction capability. This document excludes the assessment of the vehicle restraint capabilities of barriers and the risk that they represent to the occupants of impacting cars. The assessment of barrier performance with respect to impacting vehicles is covered by EN 1317-1 and EN 1317-2.
This document defines performance classes taking into account rider speed classes, impact severity and the working width of the system with respect to rider impacts.
For systems designed to be added to a standard barrier, the test results are valid only when the system is fitted to the model of barrier used in the tests since the performance will not necessarily be the same if the system is fitted to a different barrier.

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CEN/TS 1317-8:2012


CEN/TS 17342:2019
90.60 Close of review
Dec 2, 2022