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Jersey barriers- are they worth the investment?

October 15, 2016 | Author: | Posted in Business

One of the most hazardous and difficult type of crashes to predict, occurring on our highways is the median crossover crashes. When an automobile crossover to the opposite lane of traffic, the drivers in that lane have little time to react and to take evasive actions against the vehicle coming from such an unexpected direction. …

Jersey barriers- are they worth the investment?

October 15, 2016 | Author: | Posted in Business

Generally all shapes of concrete barriers could satisfy the objectives of safety engineers. Other things to be considered are future overlays and the nature of the traffic. If a vehicle impacts on Jersey barrier, a significant portion of its energy is absorbed in the climbing or lifting action that occurs when the tires roll up …

Applications of Concrete Barriers to Consider

October 13, 2016 | Author: | Posted in Business

Concrete barrier, more commonly known as Jersey barrier, was first introduced in the year 1959 in the state of New Jersey. It was developed in the same decade in Stevens Institute of Technology for the primary purpose of dividing the highway into multiple lanes. Since then, the use of these concrete slabs spread throughout the …

Four Practical Advantages of Concrete Barriers

October 13, 2016 | Author: | Posted in Business

While driving your car, you may have noticed triangular modular concrete barriers used to separate lanes for managing traffic. You may have noticed the same in construction sites to prevent trespassers from entry. Though concrete jersey barriers and K-rail barriers are commonly seen in public areas, not everyone is aware of its uses and benefits. …

The Classification of Barriers in Safety Functions

September 7, 2016 | Author: | Posted in Business

The term barrier is often used in the description of safety characteristics in a system. The difference between barrier functions and a barrier is that the barrier function represents a function that is planned to prevent, control and mitigate any undesired events or accidents whereas the safety barriers refers to the physical and non-physical means …

Five Essential Criteria in Selecting High-Quality Control Barriers

May 5, 2016 | Author: | Posted in Business

Managing huge crowd in concerts, political rallies, stores or even in offices with long queues of people is a tall order. Aside from securing the area from unwanted and uninvited individuals, you also need to keep the crowd under control for safety purposes. Crowd control barriers are the perfect tools for managing human traffic. It’s …

The Advantages of Using Concrete and Jersey Barriers

January 11, 2016 | Author: | Posted in Business

It is often necessary to use barricades and barriers in different situations. They can be used to prevent access to restricted areas or to ensure that vehicular and pedestrian traffic moves in specific directions. Often we see barricades being used to cordon off construction sites. In such cases crowd concrete barriers are used to promote …