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After Costly Storefront Crash, Local Rite Aid Adds Protective Bollards

Posted on: September 19th, 2018 by Garrett

Storefront crashes have continued to be an epidemic here in the United States and all around the world. Driver mistakes and pedal errors continue to be the biggest problem and it was the issue back in July when a driver accidentally crashed into the side of a Rite Aid pharmacy in Plymouth, Michigan. Though the car didn’t go completely through the building and the wall…

Warren Bus Stop Crash Shows Need for Safety Bollards at Public Transit Kiosks

Posted on: August 7th, 2017 by Garrett

Each and every day, car accidents happen. Whether it’s from driver error, weather conditions, mechanical error or intoxication, it’s, sadly, a very common occurrence. But that doesn’t make it OK or easier to deal with when it happens. And that’s especially true when it happens to unsuspecting victims at a store, walking the sidewalks or, like what happened in Metro-Detroit recently, waiting for the bus.  …

Protective Safety Bollards Are Popping Up All Around the World

Posted on: July 25th, 2017 by Garrett

By now, most have seen the crashes. Whether it’s on the local news, national news or social media, footage and images from storefront crashes have become a normal part of the daily news cycle.  But we’re not the only people paying attention to the carnage.  According to several reports, the demand for safety bollards has skyrocketed all around the world:  Earlier this year, two different…

Increase Storefront Protection, Meet ADA Standards with Ideal’s Handicap Bollard Sign System

Posted on: February 6th, 2017 by Garrett

Are you the owner of a store, restaurant or office space that has an attached parking lot out front? If so, did you know that according to the American’s with Disabilities Act of 2010, new or improved parking lots must have at least one handicap accessible parking spot per every 25 spots. That means, for those of you that have larger lots out front, accessible…

Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Virginia Storefront Crash

Posted on: January 16th, 2017 by Garrett

Each and every day, storefront crashes take place. It’s become all-too-common place. Luckily, most of the crashes only result in property damage. But that’s not always the case. And it wasn’t just property that was damaged in Fredericksburg, Virginia when an elderly woman “lost control” of her SUV and struck a passing pedestrian through a storefront window before crashing into the storefront.  According to the report from…

Fowlerville Farms Storefront Crash Nearly Kills Restaurant Patrons

Posted on: January 9th, 2017 by Garrett

Another day, another storefront accident. But this time, it’s much closer to our backyard than most of the previous year’s accidents. On Tuesday, January 3rd, the Fowlerville Farms Family Restaurant in Fowlerville, Michigan was partially destroyed when a 75-year old woman mistook the brake for the gas pedal in her borrowed Jeep Grand Cherokee and accelerated 20+ feet into the dining area of the restaurant.…