There are many features and uses that come with traffic cones, or pylons. Firemen, police officers, and EMT’s use them daily for a range of different reasons as a versatile tool that makes their jobs easier. This paper will explain just a few of the applications and features that these can be utilized for.
These cones are made out of an extremely durable material that ensures that they will last a long time. They are lightweight but strong and often have a square base to prevent rolling that can increase wear and tear. The material is water resistant so they can be used in any weather and show only minimal signs of wear.
Easy To Store
They can be stored anywhere because of the way that they collapse to lay flat. You can fit them underneath seats or keep them in a handy sack so that they are ready to use. This makes is easy to have them with you no matter how small or crowded your vehicle might be and you will always have them with you in case of emergency.
Easy To See
The reflective bands and bright coloring make them easy to see from a distance. This makes it easier for other vehicles to see the danger in time for them to change their course so that they miss you and whatever you are marking with them. It is even possible to see them in the nighttime because many of them come with handy LED lights.
EMT’s, police officers, and firemen use these most often to mark off areas that they do not want people to go into. These areas may be dangerous or there may the items inside that they do not want people touching or moving around. They are able to warn people from a distance to change course because of the visibility of these cones.
Designate Special Areas
They are frequently used at event to mark off special areas by event managers. Delivery areas, parking zones, or VIP areas can be marked off in an easy to see bright orange that no one could miss. They are easy to transport to any function because they are lightweight and can fit into any vehicle no matter how little room is available because they will lay flat.
Available For Private Use
They can be kept for private use by anyone who drives a vehicle of any sort. They are perfect for any size vehicle that you may own because they can be stored just about anywhere. They should be carried with everyone in case of emergencies or breakdowns. These devices and orange t-shirts make people safer by warning others of danger before they are right on top of it.
As you now know, collapsible traffic cones incorporate all of the benefits and none of the downsides of traditional traffic cones. They are lightweight, durable, and highly visible. Best of all, unlike traditional ones, these can fit anywhere that you have just a little bit of room available. Everyone should carry these cones, in addition to safety tee shirts, with them to make our roads as safe as possible for all drivers.