There are many different traffic barrier types. Some are portable, meant lớn keep motorists away from construction zones and other transient hazards. Others are permanent, intended primarily to protect the property itself from errant motorists. We at Delta Scientific sell products intended lớn protect your property from vehicles traveling at unsafe speeds or in areas they aren’t supposed khổng lồ go. Here are some examples of our products và how khổng lồ utilize them.

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1. Traffic Barrier Types: Beam Barricades

A beam barricade has a dynamic arm between two posts that you can raise to let vehicles through & lower to lớn prevent passage. Another name for the arm is a crash beam. If the driver of a vehicle is going to lớn try to lớn ram this type of barrier, it is the beam that they are most likely to lớn hit.

The Delta Scientific beam barricades that provide the most protection are able khổng lồ stop a 15,000-pound vehicle traveling up lớn 50 miles per hour. We also offer barricades that can stop vehicles traveling up khổng lồ 30 or 40 miles per hour. We perform crash testing on all our products according khổng lồ established kiểm tra criteria lớn ensure our ratings are accurate.

A beam barricade would be a good hàng hóa to use when you need to lớn verify drivers’ credentials. If the driver has the necessary authorization, you can raise the beam & let the vehicle through. If not, you can keep the beam lowered while you call for backup.

2. Traffic Teeth

Another type of traffic barrier that can control vehicle access is traffic teeth. Traffic teeth consist of zinc-plated teeth in a steel frame. They cause no damage lớn vehicles that are traveling in one direction over the frame, but if a vehicle travels in the other direction, the teeth puncture the tires, causing them to lớn deflate. This incapacitates the vehicle temporarily.

Traffic teeth are a good option if you want khổng lồ keep one-way traffic flowing correctly in an area with a low speed limit. The faster a vehicle is traveling, the less effective traffic teeth can be, which is why you may want to pair them with another type of traffic barrier.

3. Bollards

Bollards are posts that stick up above the surface of the ground, usually about three feet high, that stop vehicles from traveling into certain areas. A common use for bollards is to lớn prevent cars và trucks from traveling into areas reserved for pedestrians. People on foot or on bicycles can pass between the bollards, but vehicles cannot get past.

Delta Scientific offers both permanent và portable bollards. The latter are useful if you have a special sự kiện for which you would lượt thích to stop traffic temporarily but would like to restore vehicle travel when the event is over. Our portable bollards are easy and quick to lớn set up and then tear down again.

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Learn More About Traffic Barrier Types Available From Delta Scientific

These are some of our most popular traffic barrier types, but we carry many more products than these. We are always happy to lớn answer questions for customers & talk about customization options, so tương tác us today.

Sources:

https://www.nsc.org/getmedia/0d06a78e-983f-4ca0-a980-3e0b1acebb44/barricades-and-warnin-devices-for-highway-construction-work.pdf.aspx

Monday May 06, 2019

Traffic signs, also known as roadway signs, are used to denote information or instructions khổng lồ motorists và pedestrians. They"ve been around for thousands of years, with some of the earliest types consisting of stone milestone markers. With the advent of automotive transportation, however, traffic signs are now more important than ever. While there are dozens of types of traffic signs used in the United States, most fall under one of three categories.

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#1) Regulatory

Constructed with a trắng background, as per the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), regulatory signs are used to regulate the flow of traffic in a given area. They provide motorists & pedestrians with instructions on how to lớn move -- or not move -- through the area. Examples of regulatory signs include stop, yield, bởi not enter, no turn on left, no turn on right, no parking, weight limit, speed limit, one way and HOV lane ahead. Because they are used lớn regulate the flow of traffic, regulatory signs are arguably the most important type of traffic signs.

#2) Warning

Warning signs differ from regulatory signs in the sense that they inform rather than instruct. Warning signs are used to warn motorists and pedestrians about a given area. Examples of warning signs include left turn ahead, led reverse turn ahead, right curve ahead, winding road left ahead, hairpin curve ahead, side road at angle, sharp khổng lồ the right, sharp curve to lớn the left, intersection và hill with grade.

#3) Guide

Finally, guide signs live up to lớn their namesake by guiding motorists (not pedestrians) through a given area. They contain essential information about an area, such as location markers. Examples of guide signs include interstate route markers, country route markers, U.S. Route markers, state route markers, interchange exit sign, hurricane evacuation route, exit only and roadway junction.

Other Types

While regulatory, warning và guide signs are the three primary types of traffic signs used in the United States, there are other types approved by the Federal Highway Administration (FWA). Motorist services and recreation signs, for example, include signs for tent camping, food, lodging, telephone, hospital, emergency services, information, gas, rest area, picnic area, litter barrel, bathrooms and tự động mechanic.

There are also pedestrian & bicycle signs that provide information or instructions khổng lồ pedestrians and cyclists. Commonly used pedestrian and bicycle signs include no pedestrians, bicycle parking, bicycles yield to lớn pedestrians, hill ahead (with bicycle), slippery when wet (with bicycle), pedestrian crossing and bicycle crossing.

 

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