How can a Bollard stop this?
by: Australian Bollards on
A car smashing through the side of an animal clinic provides a strong reminder of the importance of bollard installations in premises which has parking spots that are front-facing a building.
In this occurrence, a lady mistook her accelerator for her brake pedal which resulted into her car barraging through the side of the animal clinic. Clinic staff were flung across the room, animals were trapped under debris and major damage was caused to the building.
This is why we recommend to have bollards and wheel stops installed in any premises where parking spaces front-face a building. It is a far too common occurrence for drivers to mistake their accelerator with their brake pedal and without protective measures in place the results can be catastrophic.
Remember, buying protective solutions is an investment, not a cost. The cost of a bollard installation would be a magnitude less than what the re-build of the building would cost. To some, it may just be a metal post in the ground but bollards are asset and human life protection solutions.