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How a Speed Hump compares to a Speed Bump
How a Speed Hump compares to a Speed Bump

Controlling traffic speed in a private community or commercial parking lot is a challenge. A first step would be the installation of signage. Another action that can be taken is to install an impediment in the road to reduce the speed of vehicular traffic to an appropriate level.

Two impediment options commonly considered to maintain an appropriate traffic speed are to install a Speed Hump or a Speed Bump. The question then becomes, what is the difference between these two options.

Installation and Use of a Rubber Speed Hump
Installation and Use of a Rubber Speed Hump

Rubber speed humps safely slow vehicle speed while maintaining traffic flow. This can be a crucial requirement on private community roads and commercial parking lots to reduce risk of traffic accidents.

A Curb Stop Can Reduce Risk During The Last Few Feet Of Your Commute
A Curb Stop Can Reduce Risk During The Last Few Feet Of Your Commute

Navigating our car the last few feet, as we arrive at our destination, can be challenging. These last few moments can all too often end disastrously.

Some say this is because we lose focus on the details of our driving as we come to the end of our drive. We may subconsciously feel we have completed...

Controlling Speed on Private Roads
Controlling Speed on Private Roads

Many of us have been there. We lose our temper with a misbehaving motorist and yell out, "you don't own the road, you know!" Interestingly, he may actually own that road. If he is a member of a Home Owner's association (HOA) and you are within that gated community or sub-division, that road may be owned and maintained by the Home Owners' Association.