CR 10: Development of breakaway utility poles (1979)

An investigation of alternative schemes for in-situ modification of existing conductor-carrying and luminare timber poles was undertaken using a 1:7.38 scale model of the vehicle/pole/cable system. A simple pole modification scheme which achieved a significant reduction in collision severity while maintaining the integrity of the conductors was developed.

Type: Research and Analysis Report

Sub Type: Consultant Report

Author(s): J C Fox, M C Good & P N Joubert

Topics: Road

Publication Date: 01/01/79