crash barrier


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crash barrier

n
(Civil Engineering) a barrier erected along the centre of a motorway, around a racetrack, etc, for safety purposes
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Noun1.crash barrier - a strong protective barrier that is erected around a racetrack or in the middle of a dual-lane highway in order to reduce the likelihood of severe accidents
barrier - a structure or object that impedes free movement
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Translations
zaščitna ograja

crash barrier

n (Brit) (Aut) → guardrail m inv
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A MOTORCYCLIST ploughed into a crash barrier in Birmingham while being pursued by the police.
Explaining that Meller appeared to be trying to undertake the other driver, she said: "The accused vehicle thereafter collided with the near side of the complainer's vehicle which caused it to lift off the road and to go through the central reservation crash barrier, spin about two or three times and thereafter come to rest in the eastbound carriageway but still facing west.
Caron and Huw Jones were near the crash scene when they witnessed the Ka hitting the crash barrier "for no apparent reason".
A tanked-up motorist who ploughed into a crash barrier and refused to provide a breath specimen has been banned from the road for four years.
Officers feared for their lives as a fleeing suspect drove into their BMW X5, sending it "hurtling" out of control into the A19 southbound crash barrier at about 80mph.
| Crash barrier - The reflective signs at the ends of the crash barriers will be re-secured and also reinstated where they are missing.
A MOTORIST had a miraculous escape after a crash barrier ripped through his car into his seat.
I remember him putting his hand on the steering wheel and the car went towards the crash barrier.
But, Lars Berglund, lead investigator on the case, said the driver 'may not have seen the crash barrier.' He added: "There is no suggestion that it was intended to kill himself or the band."
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He was uninjured after hitting a crash barrier and flipping his vehicle on the motorway.