The Benefits of Telescopic Bollards

As the most overlooked piece of security in the face of traffic, bollards come in a wide range of shapes, sizes and features. After all, they aren’t all giant metallic eyesores that pull away from the beauty of the big city and many of them have been modernised in order to control traffic rather than restrict it. Just take telescopic bollards as an example! This effective deterrent is actually manufactured to collapse into the ground when required in order to allow permitted vehicles to pass through. Read on to find out how they could benefit you…

Control Traffic

Sometimes it is important to control the flow of traffic rather than restrict it and that is where telescopic bollards come in. They can be effectively used on driveways, in order to ensure that other motorists don’t trespass on your property; in cities, where delivery vans required controlled access to pedestrian streets; and even in car parks, in order to prevent unauthorised drivers from taking spaces from those that need them.

Terrorism Prevention

Over the past few years, the threat or terrorism has increase considerably. In fact, many attacks have involved motorists mounting the curb in order to intentionally mow down pedestrians. As a result of these horrendous attacks, the government have started to installed bollards along the road side in order to prevent drivers from carrying out such villainous behaviour. After all, many bollards are made from extremely strong metals like steel that can withstand the force of a vehicle and are able to keep pedestrians safe. Telescopic bollards are used in the city centres where vehicles are permitted access under certain situations and are lowered when necessary. This means that pedestrians can be protected without impacting the day to day activities of businesses.


Not only are telescopic bollards an incredibly beneficial addition to any property or roadside, they can also be personalised with addition features. For example, many bollards come with reflective features in order to ensure that drivers are able to see them at night and they can even be adorned with a galvanised, powder coating or stainless steel finishes, allowing you to find the design that suits your personal preference without sacrificing functionality. Here at ABC Industrial, our range of telescopic bollards have achieved the Automotive Gold approval by the Master Locksmith Association and the Chief Police Offices Crime Prevention Initiative. This means that they have been recognised for their quality and effectiveness in security situations. To find out more information about investing in bollards, get in contact with a member of the ABC Industrial team today!

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