Attenuator limits damage in rear-end crashes
Vorteq TMA is a trailer truck-mounted attenuator that limits damages in rear-end crashes. Multistage, tube-in-tube design absorbs energy at moment of impact. TMA configuration inwardly shapes the steel tubing during a crash, which helps reduce debris scatter, and helps limit potential for secondary accidents. Enhanced structural stability, thanks to collapsible forward X-Brace. Robust cartridgeless design helps ensure durable performance and long life. Unit meets all mandatory and optional NCHRP 350 TL-3 requirements. Energy Absorption Systems Inc., Chicago, Ill.