Radar driver speed signs have grown in popularity over the past decade because they are quiet, effective, cost-efficient and well-received by drivers and communities alike. The increasing demand for traffic-calming solutions that offer flexibility in size, location/mobility and power options has caused some confusion for those searching for a solution that fits their needs.
“Familiarity breeds inattention” says RoadtripAmerica.com, citing inattentive drivers as the most common source of collisions. The behavior, described as “driving on autopilot” or “highway hypnosis,” is the focus of a study of drivers’ habits. Understanding these behaviors and the Reticular Activators’ impact on Beta/Theta brain activity can help alter driver behavior.
Every week, 2 million tractor trailers transport $671 billion worth of goods—some 70 percent of all freight moved—in the U.S. Profit in this billion-dollar industry, is achieved through a delicate balance of speed and safety.
Cultivating safe communities is a primary goal for both municipalities and police departments across the nation and around the world. Traffic safety—especially speed enforcement, traffic calming and driver, pedestrian and cyclist safety—is a major concern for national, state and local DOT, law enforcement jurisdictions and court systems.
For decades, speed humps were the only traffic-calming solution available. Today, the antiquated speed hump—a traditionally popular solution to speeding drivers—has become a controversial lightening rod around the world.