Universal TAU-II Family of Crash Cushions

A Complete Family of Redirective, Non-Gating Crash cushions to shield almost any hazard

The Redirective, Non-Gating, Universal TAU-II Crash Cushion Family consists of a full line of Impact Attenuators designed to meet the requirements of NCHRP Report 350, TL-2 & TL-3. This family of crash cushions is available in lengths and capacities for both low and high speed applications from 50-113 km/h (30-70 mph). The TAU-II Family of Crash Cushions can shield hazards with widths up to 2.6 m (102”).

TAU-II Non-Gating Redirective Systems are ideally suited for roadway hazards such as the ends of rigid concrete barriers, steel barrier, bridge piers, signs, etc.

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TAU-II in Utah


  • Minimum number of anchors needed to secure system
  • Can be installed over expansion joints
  • Low profile foundation ideal for deployment on bridge decks
  • Numerous transition options
  • Reusable nose standard
  • Uses standard, non-proprietary transitions
TAU-II in California


To shield concrete barrier or guardrail ends in medians, side of road or gore areas in asphalt or on concrete roads.  Can be installed as a permanent or temporary attenuator.

TAU-II in a work zone


  • Classification - Redirective, Non-Gating, Partially Reusable (R-NG-PR) Impact Attenuator
  • TL-3 Length - 7.3 m  /  23’ 10”
  • Width - 0.7 - 3 m  /  27 - 102”
  • Height - 800 mm  /  31 1/2”
  • TL-3 Weight - 1225 kg  /  2700 lb.
  • Test Level - NCHRP 350 TL 1 / 2 / 3