Vehicle safety barriers

Michael Richard Lawrence (Inventor), Christophe Bastien (Inventor), Martin Jeffrey Batchelor (Inventor), Harold Lewis Collins (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

An end anchor for a vehicle safety barrier comprises a block of material 28 having a front face 30 and a fixing point 38 for a rail 10 at one end thereof, the front face and/or the fixing point being arranged to dispose a rail attached to the fixing point at an angle to the front face. The angled or tapered surface in combination with a rail attached to the fixing point will cause an impacting vehicle to be deflected from its path so as to strike the anchor with a glancing blow. The material of the anchor can be concrete or a polymeric material such as polystyrene. The block can be solid, or it can have internal apertures to reduce the amount of material required and reduce the overall weight of the anchor.

Original languageEnglish
Patent numberGB2444061
IPCE01F 15/ 04 A I
Priority date24/11/06
Publication statusPublished - 28 May 2008

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    Lawrence, M. R., Bastien, C., Batchelor, M. J., & Collins, H. L. (2008). IPC No. E01F 15/ 04 A I. Vehicle safety barriers. (Patent No. GB2444061).