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10 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT Speed lumpS IN Lancaster

If one thing is clear it’s that we want our road to be risk-free so our sons and daughters can play on it without worrying about cars or motorcycles driving recklessly. There are a number of actions to accomplish this and one of them is to install Speed lumps on the pavement. If you want to know how to get Speed lumps on your street in order to get traffic calming, read carefully this article, as we are going to answer the 10 most frequently asked questions. We tell you that there are various advantages, but also disadvantages, so pay attention and follow all the advice we give you to reduce speed in your street without injuring anyone or anything.

Speed bumps in Lancaster

1. WHAT ARE Speed lumpS?

Speed lumps are equipments for traffic calming. They use vertical deflection to slow motor-vehicle speed. They are made using rubber compound and include reflectors. It’s easy to install in asphalt or concrete. Speed lumps are perfect for populated zones, parks, sports areas and university areas. Additionally, some of them has diverse types of cable protector ramps in their structure.

2. DIFFERENTS TYPES OF Speed lumpS?

Of course all types of Speed lumps helps to reduce speed of vehicles, but the main difference remains in the intensity of traffic they control. Speed humps are lower (between 3 and 4 inches) and, as a consequence, they are less aggressive in controlling vehicles speed. Speed bumps are more aggressive in this point due to its size (between 3 inches to 6 inches). Speed humps control traffic to around 25 – 30 mph and speed bumps control traffic to around 0 – 5 mph. In conclusion, speed humps are better for high traffic areas and zones with bigger vehicles, while speed bumps are ideal for populated zones or front school entrances.

3. CAN I PLACE Speed lump ON MY NEIGHBORHOOD?

First of all, we suggest you and your neighbors to call to Lancaster town hall, Lancaster city hall or Lancaster police station to consult Speed lump regulations in your neighborhood and describe them why you are troubled about speeding. They can inspect traffic in your Lancaster area and recommend a solution, which can be a traffic signal or a Speed lump. Once it has been decided that a Speed lump is the best option, and as traffic regulation matters are organized by Lancaster rules, you need to start some procedures. Search Lancaster government’s website to know local process.

4. DO Speed lumpS DAMAGE YOUR CAR?

On some cases, yes, speed bumps may damage your car if you pass over it too fast, but it depends on Speed lump design and vehicle type. Too sharp angled Speed lump can damage your car’s shock absorbers, specially sport cars.

5. ARE SPEED BUMPS DANGEROUS TO SOME CARS AND PEDESTRIANS?

Some professionals suggest that speed humps can be insecure to motorcyclists and bicyclist if they are not clearly visible. That’s why it’s a good idea to select speed bumps with small cut across the bump to allows those vehicles to pass over them without any threat. They can also be dangerous if wet, which is why it is important to select anti-slip surface Speed lumps.

Speed bumps in Lancaster

6. DO THEY NEED SPECIAL SIGNS?

Yes, when you install a Speed lump, there are some required signs.

7. DO Speed lumpS INCREASE POLLUTION?

If cars keep a low speed all along the street, that decreases pollution level.

8. WHO CAN INSTALL Speed lumpS?

Placing Speed lumps on private roads it’s easy, but it’s a good idea to hire a company to do that, as they have to work quickly with minimal disruption. You may look for Speed lump installation companies in Lancaster and select the most suitable option.

9. HOW MUCH Speed lumpS COST?

If you are looking for Speed lumps for sale, please Take a look at our products:

As a high quality Speed lumps manufacturer in Lancaster, we can offer you the best discounts.

Prices varies depending on Speed lump dimensions, but they ranges from $43 and $316.

10. HOW LONG DO THEY LAST?

Unimat Speed lumps are made of high performance materials, and their useful life time is very long, even on busy streets. Ask our support team about estimated lifespan to give you an idea of how long speed bumps can last in your neighborhood.

As you can see, installing Speed lumps in your road it’s not an easy decision. It has some disadvantages, of course, but they are very useful in reducing vehicles speed. We hope to have solved your doubts about Speed lumps installation to make your road quieter.

Testimonials about Speed lump

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Ryan Diaz

Lancaster

Heavy duty products and exceptional service. Speed lump placement was very quick.

Gregory Bennett

Lancaster

We were looking for an alternative to our old Speed bumps, and Unimat Speed lumps were just what we needed.

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Lancaster

Speed Bumps

Speed lump dimensions & cost table.

6’ Economy Recycled Rubber Heavy Duty Speed Bump

SKU Description Length Height Width Weight Quantity 1- 49 Quantity 50+
SB206FT 6 Ft Speed Bump (1) 6′ Section With no End Caps 72″ 2″ 12″ 48.40 $77.40 $74.07
SB207FT 7 Ft Speed Bump (1) 6′ Section + (2) End Caps 86″ 2″ 12″ 55.40 $99.88 $93.79
SB213FT Single Lane 12 Ft Speed Bump (2) 6′ Section With no End Caps 144″ 2″ 12″ 96.80 $155.96 $148.14
SB219FT Double lane 19 Ft Speed Bump (3) 6′ Section + (2) End Caps 230″ 2″ 12″ 152.20 $255.84 $241.93
SB225FT 25 Ft Speed Bump (4) 6′ Section + (2) End Caps 302″ 2″ 12″ 200.60 $333.82 $316.00
SB2ECAP End cap 7′ 2′ 12′ 3.50 $10.95 $9.86

Premium Recycled Rubber Safety-Striped Speed Hump – Reflective Rubber

SKU Description Length Height Width Weight Quantity 1- 49 Quantity 50+
SB3039I 39″ Speed Bump (1) 39″ Section With no End Caps 39″ 2″ 13.7″ 36.20 $61.40 $55.26
SB3117I 117″ Single Lane Speed Bump (3) 39″ Sections With no End Caps 117″ 2″ 13.7″ 108.60 $184.20 $165.78
SB3137I 137″ Single Lane Speed Bump (3) 39″ Sections + (2) End Caps 137″ 2″ 13.7″ 124.20 $217.96 $196.16
SB3234I 234″ Double lane Speed Bump (6) 39″ Sections With no End Caps 234″ 2″ 13.7″ 217.20 $368.40 $331.36
SB3254I-2 254″ Double Lane Speed Bump (6) 39″ Sections + (2) End Caps 254″ 2″ 13.7″ 232.80 $402.16 $361.94
SB3ECAP-2 End cap 10″ 2″ 13.7″ 7.80 $16.88 $15.19

Recycled Rubber Speed Hump – Yellow / Black Single Lane or Double Lane

SKU Description Length Height Width Weight Quantity 1- 49 Quantity 50+
SH1018I 18.75″ Speed Bump (1) 18.75″ Section with no End Caps 18.75″ 1.25″ 2″ 22.20 $43.00 $39.00
SH1112I 112.5″ Single Lane Speed Bump (6) 18.75″ Sections with no End Caps 112.5″ 1.25″ 2″ 133.20 $258.00 $234.00
SH1128I 10 Ft Single Lane Speed Bump (6) 18.75″ Sections + (2) End Caps 128.5 1.25″ 2″ 148.80 $298.00 $270.00
SH1225I 225″ Double Lane Speed Bump (12) 18.75″ Sections with no End Caps 225″ 1.25″ 2″ 266.40 $516.00 $468.00
SH1241I 20 Ft Double Lane Speed Bump (12) 18.75″ Sections + (2) End Caps 241″ 1.25″ 2″ 282.00 $556.00 $504.00
SH1ECAL LEFT End Cap 8″ 1.25″ 2′ 7.80 $20.00 $18.00
SH1ECAR RIGHT End Cap 8″ 1.25″ 2′ 7.80 $20.00 $18.00

Heavy Duty Rubber Speed Hump – Yellow / Black – Low Profile Speed Bump

SKU Description Length Height Width Weight Quantity 1- 49 Quantity 50+
SH2019I 19.75″ Speed Bump (1) 19.75″ Section With no End Caps 19.75″ 2″ 3″ 48.00 $61.99 $59.00
SH2121I 10 Ft Single Lane Speed Bump (5) 19.75″ Sections + (2) End Caps 121.75″ 2″ 3″ 273.00 $369.95 $349.00
SH2240I 20 Ft Double Lane Speed Bump (11) 19.75″ + (2) End Caps 240″ 2″ 3″ 561.00 $741.89 $709.00
SH2ECAL LEFT End cap 11.5″ 2″ 3′ 16.00 $30.00 $27.00
SH2ECAR RIGHT End cap 11.5″ 2″ 3′ 16.00 $30.00 $27.00