In a quiet corner of our community, nestled within a serene residential unit complex, a unique challenge was brewing. Residents and visitors alike were navigating the complex’s roads at speeds that raised concerns for safety. The serenity of the complex was disrupted by vehicles rushing through, with particular culprits like the paper delivery person and local delivery drivers. Moreover, there was the issue of motorists mistakenly assuming it was a through road, despite it being a closed private route. It was time for a solution that would preserve tranquillity while enhancing safety.
The Challenge: Speeding and Unauthorized Traffic
Residents at the quiet body corporate residential unit complex had grown increasingly worried about the speed of vehicles within their community. It wasn’t just an inconvenience; it was a genuine safety concern. The serene atmosphere was at risk, and action was needed. Some residents expressed concern over the paper delivery person and local delivery drivers, who often traversed the complex’s roads at higher speeds than comfortable within the community setting.
Another issue that compounded the problem was that many people assumed the complex was a through road, unaware of its private and closed nature. This misunderstanding led to unwelcome traffic cutting through, further disrupting the peaceful ambience.
The Solution: Speed Humps and Signage
To address these pressing issues, Speed Humps Australia was called upon to provide a tailored solution that would address the need for reduced speed and discourage unauthorized traffic. The team decided that the installation of two 4.2M Rounded Rubber Speed Humps would be ideal for this situation. These speed humps were carefully selected to strike a balance between slowing down vehicles and preserving the tranquillity that the residents cherished.
In addition to the speed humps, a strategically placed “NO THROUGH ROAD” sign was installed at the entrance to the complex. This sign serves as a clear indicator that the road does not lead through but is a private route, effectively deterring drivers who mistakenly consider it a shortcut.
The Impact: Happy Residents and Immediate Results
The results were both immediate and transformative. The installation of these two 4.2M Rounded Rubber Speed Humps not only slowed down traffic but did so without the aggressive jolts associated with some other types of speed control measures. Residents and their guests could now navigate the complex’s roads at a safe and comfortable pace, enhancing safety while preserving the peaceful atmosphere they cherished.
Moreover, the “NO THROUGH ROAD” sign served as a clear deterrent to drivers seeking a shortcut. The combination of these measures not only improved safety but also helped reclaim the privacy and tranquillity that the residents valued.
The complex’s body corporate and its residents expressed immense satisfaction with the installation. Speed Humps Australia’s tailored solution not only met but exceeded their expectations. It was a clear demonstration of how effective traffic calming measures can enhance safety and quality of life within residential communities, even in small and quiet settings.
This successful project showcases the importance of understanding the unique needs of each community and customizing traffic management solutions accordingly. In this case, the result was a harmonious and safer living environment for all residents.
Find Solutions With The Road Safety Professionals
At Speed Humps Australia, we’ve spent twenty years focusing on one thing: to provide one style of product and to do it exceptionally well.
Speed Humps Australia was formed to provide innovative solutions to speed management in commercial and retail car parks where pedestrians and vehicles are in close proximity to one another. We are dedicated to bringing you the expertise to provide solutions to all your traffic control and parking-related needs.
As our design and production are all handled in-house and supplied Australia-wide, get in touch with us today to request a quote or discuss how we can help with providing a tailored solution to your unique project requirements.