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Breakaway Safety Poles
Shakespeare breakaway safety light poles
Breakaway Light Poles for Roadway Safety
Designed to reduce injuries in the event of vehicular impact, Shakespeare breakaway poles are specially designed so they'll break off and fly over a vehicle that strikes them, minimizing danger to the vehicle's occupants. They are required per AASHTO standards of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in certain applications near roadways.
A Shakespeare innovation
Shakespeare created the very first breakaway poles. Our breakaway safety poles are available in both direct burial and anchor base styles, with or without a variety of arms, brackets and attachments to complete your installation.
Shakespeare breakaway poles visually match our other Round Tapered Tuff-Poles, so you can mix the standard and breakaway light poles in a geographic location as needed for improved aesthetics.
With decades of expertise in manufacturing high quality lighting poles, Shakespeare offers time-proven composite product designs and a colorful spectrum of coatings which deliver an attractive solution for highway and roadway safety lighting.
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