kick rail

kick rail

A short rail mounted on a door near its lower edge, used to kick the door open, primarily on institutional doors.
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"A kick rail style fence around the perimeter will prevent the use of the area by vehicles and additional landscaping work may be carried out in the future to further improve the site's appearance."
"We would also like a small kick rail round so cars and off-road bikes cannot drive over it."
With the Ball Post Railing Designer, users will have complete flexibility enabling the creation of a wide variety of ball post railings systems on straight or curved elements, easy modification of kick rails, the ability to define post lengths and ball sizes, top and middle handrails and even stipulate the number and distance between posts.
Now kick rails are being installed in a bid to make it more difficult for the bikes to access the area.