Vehicle security barriers within the streetscape (TAL 01/11)

Reasons for and information on how to use vehicle security barriers (VSB) within a streetscape.


Vehicle security barriers in the streetscape

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A vehicle security barrier (VSB) is a physical security device that provides perimeter protection around a defined area. A VSB can also control vehicle access to that area. This information describes the:

  • reasons for using a VSB
  • demonstrates how best to integrate VSB’s into streetscape designs
Published 1 April 2011
Last updated 23 November 2017 + show all updates
  1. Text amended to recognise the use of a vehicle as a potential weapon as well as alterations to traffic calming and bus stop designs to limit these attacks.
  2. First published.