“We were so happy with our original four signs by Radarsign that we purchased 10 more. The driver speed signs from Radarsign have greatly curbed speeders in our densely populated communities –no longer are we seeing folks speed 81 mph in a 30 mph speed zone.”
– Jeff Moore, Municipal Utility District 3 Pearland (TX)
The governing.com article—“How One Small Town Slowed the Leadfoots Down”—shares how the “Maryland community combined cost-effective technology and data analysis to get its speeding problem under better control” by using Radarsign® Brand Radar Speed Signs.
According to Mayor Don Sutton, Betterton installed the Radarsign® Brand TC-600, which “…came with software that captures data on driver speeds and documents the time of day that speeding occurs. For the first time we could use analytics to see when drivers were actually speeding. This allowed us to better coordinate law enforcement services when we needed them most.”
Municipal Traffic Calming Solutions
Speeding is the number one complaint in many cities and towns. Radar speed signs have proven to be an effective, reliable, and affordable traffic calming solution for reducing speeding drivers.
- Speeders will slow down up to 80% of the time when alerted by a radar speed sign
- Typical speed reductions are 10-20%.
- Overall compliance with the posted speed limit will go up by 30-60%
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Radarsign offers a variety of options to serve the traffic calming needs of municipalities. And when used with Streetsmart traffic data reporting software option, the radar speed signs provide key data to quantify speeding problems. This allows for intelligent deployment of limited police staff for enforcement.
Police and Portable Radar Speed Signs:
The TC-400 radar speed sign weighs only 20 lbs. and offers the ultimate in portable traffic calming. With the modular design of the radar speed sign and the Go Bracket universal mount, one person can easily install or relocate the TC-400 in about a minute.
Using multiple back brackets on existing poles allows a regular rotation of the radar speed sign for ongoing traffic calming. Additionally, it allows same day response to speeding complaints. Just unlock the sign from the pole and move it to another location. It’s that quick and easy.
Plus, with the Go Bracket universal mount, the TC-400 can be used in hundreds of places where a speed trailer simply won’t fit – and at less than half the cost.
Our radar speed signs can be used with flashing beacons to create the most effective message to speeders around schools. The signs can manage multiple speed limits during the day, and have an option to add a relay switch that will trigger beacons to go on when speeders are detected. We offer a turnkey radar speed sign/beacon package with or without timer/controllers to pre-program for an entire year. Learn more about the School Zone Safety Systems
Posting a radar speed sign at the city limits of your main street will send a message that speeding will not be tolerated in town. Drivers will slow down, making your streets safer for everyone.
Use a combination of permanent and portable radar speed signs to provide safer arterial streets and neighborhoods.
Radarsign has a variety of radar speed sign models and radar speed sign bundles to choose from. Compare our models and see which one is the best traffic calming solution for you.