But these days, bull bars aren't all about animal strikes in the bush.
These days bull bars are fitted to vehicles in metro areas all over the place, so the main use has moved away from the safety of the vehicle occupants on bush roads to the safety of people walking down the street. Which means that, put simply, the world of the bull bar has changed.
Indeed the legislation around bullbars are numerous these days - so you need to check your state's laws.
Bull bar legislation explored.
These days bullbars must lean backwards and follow the vehicle's line to protect a person if they were to roll over the top onto the bonnet. This design also means that barwork is usually too close to the vehicle, because in an animal strike the bar can bounce back significantly and actually damage the panel work before springing back into position.