lamp post


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lamp post

A standard support for a luminaire, provided with the necessary internal attachments for wiring and the external attachments for the bracket.
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Aberdeen council bosses have found themselves in a sticky situation - after using tape to repair lamp posts.
"Fortunately only his vehicle, a lamp post and a garden wall suffered any damage and no one was injured.
"A Vauxhall Corsa appears to have collided with a lamp post before flipping over onto its roof.
The motorist then hit a vehicle and a lamp post, before it caught fire.
'Due to the delays in the construction of lamp posts, the expected benefits from improved road visibility such as minimized road related accidents and enhanced security was not fully achieved,' the audit team noted.
This, they say besides helping people report to the civic body about malfunctioning lamp posts would help officials locate them easily.
'The deceased could not have seen the fallen lamp post as the road was descending from a flyover and there was a bend as well, which blocked the view ahead.
Durham Constabulary, who attended the scene of the crash, say the cause of the collision is not yet known and a spokeswoman for the force added: "The 23-year-old was riding a Lexmoto Arrow 125 when, for an unknown reason, he left the road and collided with a lamp post.
When 'Asian Tribune' queried who will be responsible in case death occurs to civilian due to cable TV wires snapping and civilians electrocuted, Samarasinghe said this matter is now being pursued and at present by not taking action against those cable TV operators for illegally allowing them to make use of the electricity lamp post to run their wires, and if any death occurs then it is the responsibility of the Ceylon Electricity Board to compensate such deaths.
Road closed after car hits lamp post A ROAD was shut for more than an hour after a car crashed in to a lamp post near Wrexham yesterday.