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Improving Road Safety with Speed Bumps, Humps and Ramps

If you’re worried about road safety in your area, there’s a practical and surprisingly affordable solution to consider. Where private roads, car parks and business premises are concerned, slowing things down and keeping things safe can be as simple as installing speed humps, bumps and ramps in strategic places.

Speed Bumps: The Basics You Need to Know

Here at Street Solutions, we offer a wide variety of speed bumps, speed ramps, speed cushions and various other types of road safety accessories. Perfect for limiting traffic speeds to no more than around 10mph, every traffic calming product comes complete with all the fixings needed to secure it in place.

Most of our speed bumps and humps have a maximum vehicle weight capacity of 20,000kg, while our heavy-duty options are ideal for slowing larger trucks, lorries and commercial vehicles. Easy to install and built to last, our traffic calming measures are also designed with maximum visibility and overall presentation in mind.

If you’d like to know where you stand with traffic calming measures in a legal sense, be sure to check out the terms and conditions of the Highways (Road Humps) Regulations 1999. Alternatively, contact a member of the team at Street Solutions for obligation-free advice.

Speed Cushions

Slightly different to conventional speed bumps, speed cushions are designed to slow traffic to approximately 6mph, while at the same time allowing ambulances and other emergency vehicles to traverse them unhindered. All speed cushions in our collection are manufactured from the highest-quality rubber and can accommodate a maximum vehicle weight capacity of 20,000kg.

Warning Signs

One of the most important regulations where traffic calming measures are concerned is to clearly and appropriately alert drivers of their presence. It is the responsibility of those installing the speed bumps or access ramps to provide motorists with adequate time and distance to slow down. Alongside our primary collection of traffic calming products and accessories, we also offer a complete range of high-quality, high-visibility warning signs to ensure you comply with all applicable regulations.

Portable Speed Bumps

If planning an event or expecting a temporary influx of traffic for any reason, our portable speed bumps provide the perfect solution. Weighing just 15kg each yet capable of dealing with the heaviest everyday vehicles, our portable speed bumps also conveniently roll up when not in use for simplified storage. They can also be put in place and removed by a single person, with no specialist tools, equipment or accessories required.

Ask the Experts…

If you have any questions regarding the applications of our traffic calming equipment or how to choose the right products for your requirements, we’d be delighted to provide you with an obligation-free consultation.

Call the team at Street Solutions anytime, or send us an email with an overview of your requirements and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Author: Craig Upton