Kratos Celebrates National Work Zone Awareness Week with Launch of Colorado’s Second Autonomous Truck-Mounted Attenuator
CDOT’s second ATMA completed the
In 2017, CDOT deployed its first ATMA, which is currently in operation just north of
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In the commercial highway maintenance industry, driving a Truck Mounted Attenuator (TMA) is one of the most dangerous task assignments in the work zone. The TMA vehicle functions as a human-driven mobile crash barrier following behind slow moving highway maintenance operations shielding those workers and equipment from errant drivers entering the work zone. Workers assigned to drive the TMA are at serious risk of lifelong injury if/when their TMA is impacted by another vehicle which can range from a family sedan to an 80,000-pound plus tanker truck traveling at 60 mph or more. In the
Kratos Unmanned Systems’ ATMAs, developed in collaboration with
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