Case Highlight: South Carolina Ports

Case Highlight: South Carolina Ports

Case Highlight: South Carolina Ports Targeted Photo Speeds The South Carolina Port Authority is one of the fastest growing major ports in the US with over $150 million of cargo passing through daily. To improve accountability for trucks traveling in and out of the port, a gate entry system takes a photo of each truck’s equipment. The […]

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Safer School Zones No Matter The Cost

Safer School Zones No Matter The Cost

When cars are speeding in local school zones, radar speedsigns are a natural response. But what about when there’s no room in the budgetfor them? The city of Toronto has four SafePace radar signs mounted on trailers and rotated weekly throughout the city. Midtown residents want more. They want the signs installed on streets around […]

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Have Traffic Laws Gone Mad?

Have Traffic Laws Gone Mad?

Do These Laws Make Sense? As engineers and police departments work to craft and maintain safe roads, people are sometimes left wondering why certain laws exist. Does this road really need to be one way? Does every corner need a stop sign? Are these annoying speed humps actually serving any purpose? In most cases, traffic laws are […]

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On busy streets shared by stores, cafes, and residences, how can people be kept safe?

Downtown areas can be busy hubs for many types of traffic. Cars, bicycles, and pedestrians often share limited space, all trying to get where they need to go as quickly as they can. Can traffic calming work in downtown areas? Are businesses negatively affected when cars are compelled to drive slower by speed humps or […]

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Single Source

If you do an internet search for radar speed signs, you’ll find hundreds of entries. Search for speed humps and you’ll find another extensive list. Bike lane curbing? School zone beacons? Speed cushions? You can find a company to provide each of your traffic calming solutions, but how many can you find that can offer […]

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Under Construction

With the thousands of roads that are resurfaced, improved, redesigned, and repaired each year, there’s a risk that can’t be ignored. Thousands of crashes take place in work zones, many of which result in injuries. Who is most at risk in work zones? Surprisingly, it isn’t the workers- it’s drivers and passengers. And there’s a […]

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A Trailer by Any Other Name

SafePace Cruiser LT shown with SafePace 800 rotating sign Some people think speed trailers are a ubiquitous term for all radar speed signs and speed display signs. They’re not. Speed trailers are actually mobile devices that are used to mount speed signs for portable use. They are a versatile traffic calming tool and can be towed on […]

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There’s a Better Way

Many cities are turning to speed cameras for a quick solution to stop speeders. It seems like a foolproof solution. But can technology make mistakes? You may be surprised by the answer. Daniel Doty, a lawyer in Baltimore, MD, recently received a citation for speeding at 38 mph in a 25 mph zone. The citation […]

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The Traffic Calming Formula: Safer roads = Better driving = Less accidents = Fewer deaths

Traffic Logix SafePace 400 Speed Sign NHTSA released an early estimate of traffic fatalities for the first quarter of 2012, with frightening results. An estimated 7,630 people died in car crashes during these three months, an increase of 13.5% compared to the first quarter of 2011. The miles traveled increased as well, but only by […]

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