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May

Why Are Speed Bumps Important for Commercial Properties?

traffic safety speed bump on the roadAs a commercial property owner, you’ll need to think about installing speed bumps on your property. They’re more of a precaution than anything else, but you know what the saying is: it’s better to be safe than to be sorry. There are many reasons that support the installation of speed bumps for commercial properties. If you’re on the fence about having some put in, check out these reasons on the importance of speed bumps:

Safety

One of the main perks of having speed bumps installed on your property is the increased level of safety you can produce for customers. Speed bumps force drivers to slow down whether they want to or not. In an area like a parking lot or school where there are bound to be many pedestrians, speed bumps can help reduce the risk of accidents.

While speed bumps can’t eliminate car accidents completely, they can reduce the chance of them and also make the impact less severe; since cars will be going at a slower speed than if there were no bumps at all, the chances of life-threatening injuries are less.

Slow Traffic

When speeding is an issue, speed bumps can help. They force motorists to slow down and take their time if they don`t want to cause any harm to their vehicle. The speed limit on your commercial property may not be high, and some drivers may feel the need to speed; however, when you have speed bumps in place, there’s no way to get around slowing down.

Decreasing Traffic

Speed bumps are also an effective way to redirect traffic. If your commercial property is a commonly driven route and becomes congested with traffic on a regular basis, it can frustrate customers and deter them from visiting your property. Installing speed bumps will help reduce the traffic on your route and redirect it to other routes. Motorist will avoid anything that will slow down their commute—which is exactly what speed bumps will do.

Cost-Effective

Providing a sense of safety to citizens is immeasurable, but that doesn’t eliminate the need to think about cost when deciding to instal speed bumps. They’re fairly cheap to incorporate into projects, especially if you’re doing work on your current parking lot, or paving an entirely new one. Most contractors will give you a free estimate based on your project, so you’ll have an idea how much the entire project will cost.

When you decide to instal speed bumps on your commercial property, all you have to do is call Lincoln Construction Group. When you make an investment in your property and the safety of your customers, you want to make sure it lasts. Our experienced contractors only use the highest-grade materials in all of our projects, so you can be sure that quality will never be compromised. Contact us today for more information about our services or to get a free quote.