Daily Archives: November 13, 2018

Traffic Control With Automatic Bollards Can Be Unforgiving

Don’t jump the red light.  Bollard can snag an oil pan, or worse.

Those columns are moved by pneumatic, hydraulic, and electronic piston drive mechanisms.  A sound under the vehicle may mean the column is trying to message the driver to stop.

“I don’t know much about cars, but this can’t be good….”
Image courtesy of https://imgur.com/gallery/zNpnec6.