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bollard

1. a strong wooden or metal post mounted on a wharf, quay, etc., used for securing mooring lines
2. Brit a small post or marker placed on a kerb or traffic island to make it conspicuous to motorists
3. Mountaineering an outcrop of rock or pillar of ice that may be used to belay a rope

Bollard

A low single post, or one of a series, usually made of stone or concrete, set upright in the pavement, closely spaced to prevent motor vehicles from entering an area.

bollard

[′bäl·ərd]
(civil engineering)
A heavy post on a dock or ship used in mooring ships.

bollard

A low single post, or one of a series, usually stone, set to prevent motor vehicles from entering an area.
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"The vehicle then carried on its business after levelling the bollard."
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The MAG survey has identified around 100 locations across Huddersfield with missing lights or bollards, including on major roads including the A629 Wakefield Road.
It is understood the staff are working in 12-hour shifts because the rise and fall bollards suffered a power failure and are not currently operational.
A spokeswoman said: "The current bollards are automated to rise and lower themselves at certain times of the day to prevent pedestrian and vehicle conflict during these busier times of the day.
The Administration plans to double its $7.5 million commitment in the September Capital Plan for permanent bollards in Times Square, and will commit in excess of $50 million to commence the broader rollout of new protective measures in public spaces, including 1,500 new bollards as part of an initial installation phase.
"Automatic bollards successfully restrict access to car parks, controlling vehicle access in and out of an area.
The eight bollards were put outside Iver Junior School and Iver Infant School and Nursery, Bucks.
After carrying out 25-plus test projects around the country, BLT has also extended the service by now having Licenced Service Contractors set up to test bollards for Germany through Bollard Load Testing Germany GmbH, and also Nigeria with BLT Ports and Marine Services Ltd, who have purchased the innovative equipment and been trained in the UK to us it.
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But younger brother Paul Isherwood, 45, suggested the bollard needed its own social media presence and the page has now been liked more than 300 times since it was set up last month.
He fell in the car park and grabbed a rope between two concrete bollards to break his fall.