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How Rumble Bars Improve Road Works Safety

As a tool gaining popularity for protecting drivers and workers alike during road works, there's no denying the safety benefits on offer when using rumble bars.   Road construction, either for the purposes of building new roads or maintaining existing roads, is essential for Australia’s transport
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Rumble Bars Versus Rumble Strips

Despite popular opinion, rumble bars and rumble strips are not the same thing. In fact, their subtle differences can make or break a road safety project. In Australia, road safety is an extremely serious business - and it should be. Although getting behind the wheel
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The Role Of Rumble Bars In Drive Thrus

It’s continually being drummed into us to keep to the speed limit when driving because if you go over it you’ll be more at risk of killing yourself, other drivers and pedestrians. Basically the faster you go, the bigger the mess.

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Does Lowering Speed Limits Save Lives?

It’s continually being drummed into us to keep to the speed limit when driving because if you go over it you’ll be more at risk of killing yourself, other drivers and pedestrians. Basically the faster you go, the bigger the mess.

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Positive Impacts of Speed Humps

The benefits of speed humps appears to be a largely debated topic, with many people focusing more on the negative aspects instead of the positive safety precautions and the effectiveness of speed bumps in residential neighbourhoods. Some skeptics argue that speed humps cause vehicle damage
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Drive Through Solutions To Avoid Gutter Rash & Car Damage

The next innovation in drive-through car safety is using rumble bars along the roadway to alert drivers that they are too close to the kerbside. Rumble bars help avoid a car getting gutter rash on the wheels as well as helping keep the vehicle a safe distance from the building itself.

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Pedestrian Safety in Car Parks

Pedestrians represent approximately 14% of the total national road toll, accounting for 174 fatalities in 2018. When you consider that over the last 10 years there has been a 24% increase in the number of registered vehicles in Australia, the possibility of accidents involving pedestrians
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How Traffic Calming Helps Road Safety

Australian road engineers use a number of traffic calming measures to slow down or reduce traffic to improve safety. Some of the most common physical means include roundabouts, chicanes, speed humps, rumble bars and lane dividers.

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Road Safety Innovations

Protecting yourself on the highway, whether you’re a road worker or a driver, is a lot easier these days with the help of modern personal protective gear and road safety equipment. We take a look at some useful road safety innovations out there which have
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