[Tagging] Highway barrier

phil at trigpoint.me.uk phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Tue Apr 14 09:53:34 UTC 2015

On Tue Apr 14 07:16:54 2015 GMT+0100, Bryce Nesbitt wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 10:45 PM, Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Take a look at this nasty device that prevents traveling the wrong way on
> > a oneway street. I've seen several of these here in Istanbul. Some have
> > signs to alert motorists but this one does not. It is unmarked in any way.
> > https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:One-way_barrier_IMG_7111.JPG
> > It is surely a barrier of some sort yet it does allow traffic to flow
> > unimpeded in one direction. Traffic_calming doesn't quite get it either.
> > LOL
> >
> These are very common in the USA on parking lots.  Often the entrance road
> will be shut after hours,
> but the exit gate left open allowing motor vehicles to exit.  "Do not back
> up, severe tire damage" is the usual sign.
Likewise in the UK, have never seem one on a public highway though.

Phil (trigpoint )
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