It has long been understood that bollards (also commonly referred to as traffic posts) are some of the best ways to add additional security and protection to a wide range of different areas. Traffic bollards can not only help prevent unwanted individuals from being able to access an area by car, but they can also help provide a bold new level of safety for pedestrians on city streets. The issue is that while bollards may be highly secure, some businesses or other organizations are slow to commit to such a permanent solution. For those types of situations, removable traffic bollards
are certainly the answer. They're a versatile solution that can be customized in a wide range of ways depending on not just your needs, but the way your needs can change from moment to moment.
The first major type of removable bollard to concern yourself with is one that features secure locking systems that can be customized to meet your needs. Depending on the situation, it is possible to find bollard solutions with both internal and external locking mechanisms. If you want to create the type of situation where you can restrict access to a certain area only to open it up later, external locking mechanisms allow you to do exactly that. If you're looking for the flexibility of a removable bollard with unparalleled, high security that is nearly impossible to overcome, internal, key-restricted locking mechanisms are also available. TrafficGuard Direct provides several different types of removable locking bollards
with different locking systems including the round post key lock, the round post traditional lock, the round post top lock, and more.
If you're looking to restrict access to an area that may already be secure in other ways, or to an area that may serve multiple purposes depending on what time of day it is, a non-locking bollard would undoubtedly be the way to go. Twist-in removable bollards are one type, for example, that is specifically designed to twist into place and stay secure—all without requiring a key, a padlock or other type of locking structure. If you were in charge of an event that was taking place on a public street like a fair or farmer's market, for example, you could restrict vehicle access to that area temporarily using a twist-in removable bollard. When the event is going on, you could place the appropriate number of bollards at either end of the street to help prevent cars from accessing the area. Thanks to the fact that no locking system is present, the bollards can then be removed at the end of the day when the event has ended. For more information on how removable bollards can work for you, please contact TrafficGuard Direct.