Why Driveway Security is Important

Although a driveway is, without a doubt, a safer way to park your car compared to the roadside, your vehicle is still considered vulnerable. After all, without effective driveway security it is still possible for troublemakers to gain access to your property and wreak havoc. Here at ABC Industrial, we are experts when it comes to all things security related and, in this article, we are going to look at one of the most overlooked aspects of the home. Read on to find out why it is important to secure your driveway…


When it comes to vandalism, cars are the easiest thing to target. After all, they are large enough to leave a mark and fairly easy to access. Unfortunately, property owners without a garage are always at risk of criminal related vehicle damage, however if you secure your driveway you can reduce your vulnerability to intentional crime. For example, gates can help you control who can and cannot gain access to your property.

Unwanted Visitors

Although it is illegal to block someone’s driveway, a legal loophole means that someone parking on your empty driveway is committing a civil law violation because a house is considered private property. In fact, the police and local council can do nothing except politely ask the vehicle to be moved whilst the matter is settled in court. Luckily, you can use security measures like driveway bollards in order to restrict access to your driveway by other motorists. These bollards are just as strong as industrial bollards but are able to collapse in order to allow you to access your own driveway when necessary.

Peace of Mind

There is nothing worse than leaving your property and worrying about how secure it is all day. After all, a driveway is often the first port of access to a property so keeping is secured should be at the top of your priority list. By investing in bollards or gates, you can rest assured that your driveway will not be trespassed when you are away. Here at ABC Industrial, we have a wide range of bollards that are perfect for both industrial and residential use. After all, controlling traffic is just as important on the driveway as it is in the big cities. To find out more information about how a driveway bollard could benefit you, get in contact with the experts at ABC Industrial today!

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