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Traveling Between Home and the Office

Monday, March 8, 2010 By: Road-Safety

Let’s face it, some people have a terrible commute that can last for several hours, and since these people often have this commute 4-5 times per week, it can often interfere with spending time with family and friends. This patience-testing endeavor can be made even worse when there is construction and traffic barricades impeding your route. But there’s nothing to suggest a commute to and from home can’t be productive or even a little fun. For people who have committed to commuting and living at a significant distance from the office, it’s important to remember that there’s little point to be upset about sitting in traffic.

When slow traffic and long commutes become daily trends, it’s important to relieve stress with enjoyable car activities including listening to music, talking with family and friends on the phone, or even viewing fun pictures. Purchase a new car sound system to increase the enjoyment of listening to music; it’s a great investment that can drown out the sounds and stress of a long commute.

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Traffic Barriers – What?

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 By: Transportation Supply

traffic barrier, traffic barriers, orange barriers, orange barrier, construction barrier, MB350 barrier, MB350 barriersA lot of people don’t know what a traffic barrier is.  Well, this post is to explain some of the common features found in traffic barriers.  Traffic barriers are lot more heavy duty than a standard traffic barricade, for example.  They are designed to take the impact of a vehicle and redirect it.

Before buying a traffic barrier, make sure it is NCHRP-350 approved, meaning it meets the requirements and can take an impact at different levels.  Level 1 is 30MPH, level 2 is 45MPH and level 3 is 62.5MPH.  They are usually used to replace concrete medians, and are set up in long, long sections.

Traffic Barrels Offer Extra Protection

Friday, February 19, 2010 By: Road-Safety

There are several factors to take into consideration when choosing what traffic safety equipment you are going to utilize on the job. If you are working in an area that has a high volume of fast-moving traffic, it is advisable to take precautionary measures to ensure the safety of your crew and the drivers on the road. One of the best ways to accomplish this is through traffic barrels.

Delineator posts and traffic cones are adequate for many jobs, but a traffic barrel offers an extra layer of protection. Many barrels feature an impact-resistant design that not only protects the equipment in a crash but the vehicle as well. These barrels can withstand multiple collisions and are made to minimize rolling after impact.