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Can Anyone explain why the barricades on road sides are of the same shape and size?

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Asked by Hari Ram, 25 Dec '09 09:11 pm
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This invention relates to highway traffic channelizing devices of the barricade type and more particularly to a road barricade which is portable, substantially indestructible and which will not damage a moving vehicle upon collision therewith, aswell as to the method of inexpensively manufacturing such barricade in large quantities of substantially uniform configuration.

Traffic channelizing devices have three basic functions, first, to separate vehicles from hazards such as wrong-way traffic or those created by construction or maintenance activities in or near a traveled way, second, to provide protection formen working in or near a traveled way and third, to guide and direct traffic for purposes other than safety. Obviously, devices designed solely for the third function should merely give a visual indication of the desired flow of traffic but should notbe substantial enough to damage a vehicle which collides with them for any reason, particularly inadvertence or inattention of th ...more
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 25 Dec '09 09:18 pm

 
  
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To prevent and control reckless driving.
Answered by dare devil, 25 Dec '09 09:16 pm

 
  
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