Who Must Use Bollards?

Shopping centers, schools, government buildings and businesses that manufacture certain hazardous materials must exercise a certain duty of care in protecting customers, stakeholders, and materials from high-impact collisions, regardless of whether they’re accidental or deliberate.

Government offices and vendors, embassies, and other stakeholders might be required by their governments to exercise security planning that takes into account people using their vehicles as rams or bombs.

Other businesses and organizations where mandatory security barriers are required include:

  • Shopping malls and strip malls
  • Storefront at petrol stations
  • Hospitals and clinics
  • Libraries
  • Courthouses
  • Airports
  • Research laboratories
  • Bus entrance and embarkation areas
  • Toll booths
  • Bicycle lanes
  • Fire lanes
  • Highway access lanes
  • Traffic medians
  • Sports fields and playgrounds
  • Utility islands