Flares are handy devices you can use to signal distress and to indicate your position. They are designed to be visible even in rain or darkness on the road, on the high seas or anywhere in the wild outdoors.
Not just for maritime, military, aviation and heavy industrial users, they are a good idea for anyone to carry as an extra security measure on the road or at sea.
However, pyrotechnic flares come with some major drawbacks. They can cause burns, emit toxic fumes and require special training and special disposal.
The Major Drawbacks of Pyrotechnic or Chemical Flares
Pyrotechnic flares are hazardous to use in emergency and automotive situations where there may be fumes, leaking petrol or proximity to fuel or solvent. Traditional flares also contain chemicals such as magnesium, potassium perchlorate and strontium nitrate. Combustion of these chemicals emits harmful fumes Read more...
Whether you call them traffic cones, road cones, highway cones, safety cones, construction cones, pylons or witches' hats; cones are one of the most practical and cost-effective traffic control devices available. They can effectively close off a road, redirect traffic and be stacked up and transported with ease.
Have you ever wondered why traffic cones have holes on top?
The original purpose of these holes was so that you could install a flag on top of them—though today this is rarely done. But of course, the hole also makes a handy grip when placing them or pulling them off a stack Read more...
Beacons and lightbars come in many styles to outfit any work or emergency vehicle—you see them on the road every day. From police, ambulance and other emergency vehicles to tow trucks and road crews, beacons and lightbars are on vehicles New Zealand wide.
Let Adsafe help you select the best setup for your needs.
Beacons, or lightbars?
Lightbars are a professional and more conspicuous style of beacon typically used by pilot vehicles for overdimension loads, house removals, police, emergency vehicles, pilot vehicles, recovery vehicles, airport operations vehicles etc.
But a clarification to this… Read more...