This PAS describes a method for testing the performance of a single bollard, when subjected to a single impact using a 2 500 kg impact trolley at a speed of 16 km/h or 32 km/h.
PAS 170-1 does not cover testing the performance of blockers, planters or street furniture.
It is not equivalent to a full-scale vehicle impact test method. It does not cover the performance of a test item or its control apparatus when subjected to: blast explosion, ballistic impact, manual attack with the aid of tools or electrical manipulation/attack through a control system.
This PAS is for use by manufacturers, distributers or specifiers of bollards.
NOTE Full-scale vehicle impact test method is defined in 3.7.
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