Pavement Skid Testing - Recent Developments and Present Status 650097

The development of pavement skid testing equipment and techniques in the U. S. is reviewed, and the various skid test trailers now in use are described. The results of the Tappahannock Skid Test Correlation Study are reviewed to show the improved correlation between different trailers which has been achieved in the past few years. The work of ASTM Committee E-17 on skid resistance is summarized, including its development of a standard tire for use in making skid tests.


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