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Universal TAU-II™ Crash Cushion

The TAU-II™ is a fully re-directive crash cushion used at difficult locations where the most demanding performance is a necessity. As a consequence this system has been tested exhaustively.

The TAU-II™ system is ideally suited for roadway hazards such as the ends of rigid barriers, tollbooths, utility poles and more.

Where it is preferred to have the majority of impact trajectories on the impact side of the system, such as narrow median and roadside applications, the TAU-II™ is the most effective, cost efficient crash cushion system available.

The TAU-IITM is also available for Hire. Please contact CSP Pacific Phone: 0800 655 200 or Email: for more information.


  Approved to NCHRP 350 TL-1, 2 and 3
  Lowest life cycle cost cushion available
  Fully re-directive crash cushion
  Provided in lengths to suit 50kph – 100kph impact speeds
  Ideally suited as permanent protection of roadway hazards from 1000mm to 2440mm in width
  Multiple foundation and transition options available
  Ease of installation
  Low maintenance, high reusability of system components
  Delivered assembled
  No debris build up due to open architecture


  Designed to stand alone or attach to permanent or portable concrete barrier
  Steel elements are hot dip galvanised
  Plastic components are formulated for long outdoor use
  Hazard widths: 1000mm – 2440mm max
  Three foundation options are available. The most common being a 28 Mpa non reinforced concrete slab, 200mm thick
  Transitions to: concrete, w – beam, thrie-beam
  Design speeds: 50kph – 100kph

Standards and Acceptance

The Universal TAU-II™ Crash Cushion System is designed, tested and accepted to NCHRP 350, Test Level 3 testing conditions for hazard widths up to 2.6 metres and for capacities from TL-1  (50 kph) to over TL-3 (100 kph).

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