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Can Flexible Delineators Save You Money?

Delineators have always played a crucial role in traffic and roadside safety, proving to be especially effective at night and in adverse weather conditions. However, traditional delineators have never been without their limitations. Specifically, more traditional models of delineators, which are at times difficult to see and which can in themselves present roadside hazards when vehicles are unable to see them in time and collide with them instead, can cause serious damage to the very vehicles they are designed to protect. This is where the idea for flexible delineators comes in, a relatively new concept in the world of traffic and roadside safety, [...]
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Important Parking Lot Safety Tips for Pedestrians

People often take for granted their own safety when walking through parking lots, either alone or with their families, wrongfully making the assumption that they are safe simply because most of the cars around them are either parked or moving slowly. Unfortunately, even slow moving cars can be extremely dangerous in the right situations, so you should always be prepared and know what to expect when reacting to them. Ideally, you should treat a parking lot exactly the same way you would treat a regular street. Always look both ways before crossing, stay together when traveling in groups, and always be aware [...]
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The Importance of Carrying Traffic Cones

Traffic cones aren't just for marking street zones or blocking off certain areas of the road - and they certainly aren't just for use by professionals. Any time that your vehicle is left unexpectedly exposed in an area of traffic, such as when you have a flat tire or another form of breakdown, you may find yourself at high risk for the occurrence of an accident as well. You may think that putting your flashers on is an appropriate reaction when finding yourself stuck in one of these situations. While hazard lights can be helpful, they are not always ideal or effective [...]
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Safety Considerations at a Highway Worksite

Highway worksites are dangerous places to work, and every year more than a hundred workers are killed at road construction sites nationwide.  For this reason, safety is a very high concern for any road worksite.  Be sure to check local and state guidelines for safety at any road construction site, but here are a few general safety guidelines to consider. A leading cause of injury for workers at construction sites is motorist traffic.  For this reason, it’s very important to consider traffic control at all construction sites.  Motorist movement should be inhibited as little as possible while still maintaining worker [...]
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Tips for Merging with Moving Traffic

When driving, there will be times when you have to merge into lanes of fast-moving traffic.  This may be because of a freeway onramp or due to traffic control channeling with cones or flexible delineators.  Often these traffic control diversions are due to construction or attempts to control traffic for safety or other concerns.  Whatever the case, here are a few tips for safely joining the flow of traffic when merging. Match Speed Probably the most important thing to do when merging into traffic is to match your speed with the speed of the traffic flowing in the lane you [...]
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Tips for Roadside Safety

If you’re forced to stop on the side of the road because of car trouble, it can be a very dangerous situation.  This is why it’s important to be as safe as possible and try to minimize the danger.  Here are a few tips for staying safe if you ever have to stop your car in traffic. Get off the road Probably the most important thing to do is to get away from the danger of moving traffic.  This means getting your vehicle off the road and into the emergency lane or onto the shoulder.  Ideally, you want to move [...]
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The Importance of Safe Driving in Construction Zones

At Parking and Traffic Supply, we not only sell construction and parking materials, we also care about your personal safety. Drivers typically respond to colors because that’s what we’re taught to do. Red means stop. Yellow says slow down. And we all know what green stands for. But there’s one color that we often overlook—construction orange. How to be extra careful in a construction zone Focus. In 2010, there were over 87,000 crashes in work zones across the U.S. You should always be scanning the roadway for slow drivers, moving equipment, workers and other vehicles. And you should always avoid [...]
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