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
Publication Date: 01/01/79