Guard Rails--Good For More Than Highway Driving

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What are some of the possible uses of guard rails besides simply marking off where the road ends and the ditch begins?

Guard Rails--Good For More Than Highway Driving

Most people associate guard rails with highway driving, but there are many instances where you may need the added safety of guard rails. Some examples include large warehouses with lots of forklift traffic, busy docks and loading areas, or any number of places where foot traffic and motorized traffic can become a hazardous combination.

Guard rails can be installed inside warehouses to regulate forklift traffic to approved areas, and also act as an additional visual reminder to pedestrians that there is heavy equipment operating nearby.

You can protect the corners of the buildings as well, and some guard rails are designed with curves to prevent vehicles from coming within a specified distance of the area cordoned off with the rail. The uses are practically endless.

   

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