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Parking Lot Safety with Rubberform

August 25, 2021
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A plethora of features go into creating a functioning parking lot, and many factors must be taken into consideration when thinking about parking lot safety. 

It’s vital to keep in mind the quality of supplies you purchase to ensure pedestrian safety. 

Cutting corners can cost you, which is why you must do everything you can to stay compliant. 

RubberForm offers solutions to issues you may face when considering what supplies you need for your parking lot. For example, it’s crucial to have bollards, which are sturdy posts that aid in avoiding crashing into objects or property.

 

Bollard Bases

Portable Bollard Bases

If you’re installing a bollard, you need a firm and sturdy base for it. We offer the best bollard rubber bases that can withstand high winds and light impact. In the situation where a vehicle does slightly bump into the base, rest assured the vehicle (and person operating it) won’t be damaged. 

 

Sign Bases

Portable Sign Bases

Have you ever seen a parking lot with no signs? We sure haven’t, and we hope we never do. Signs are important in letting you know the parking lot speed limit, where to yield for pedestrians, where to stop if there’s crossing traffic, where the accessible parking spaces are, and more. 

Signs need something to keep them steady. If a sign that informs you to yield for pedestrians tips over, it can potentially cause serious accidents or injuries. Don’t let a windy day be your demise, and use our portable sign base to hold your signs in place. 

Made in the U.S. with 100% American recycled scrap tire crumb rubber, our portable sign base is both durable and aesthetically pleasing. It’s ideal for parking lots because it lets your customers know you care about their safety as well as the environment. Combine this with our recycled aluminum traffic signs to really let your patrons know you’re part of the go-green initiative. 

 

Parking Lot Safety Through Traffic Calming

Speed Humps

In a survey conducted by the National Safety Council, two-thirds of drivers admitted to being distracted while driving in parking lots. Drivers either text, make phone calls, check social media, and even video chat while driving in parking lots.

Of course, pedestrians must be aware of their surroundings, and motorists must take the initiative to be less distracted while driving, but we need to make sure we do our due diligence in designing the best parking lot. Traffic calming materials are a must, such as speed bumps and speed humps; it’s a fool-proof way to control and slow down traffic. 

Speed bumps can be very effective if your parking lot has a lot of distracted drivers. It is an effective measure to enforce the driver to slow down and abide by the parking lot speed limit. 

Speed humps are another effective item for reducing vehicle speeds. If you’re unsure about the difference between the two, make sure you know the difference before making a purchase. 

 

Why Go With RubberForm for Parking Lot Safety?

At RubberForm, we produce the highest quality products made out of recycled materials. 

We’ve done our homework, have a highly experienced team, and we care about giving our customers the best product possible at the best prices.

Have some questions about our products?  Reach out to us, we’ll gladly help you!