They’re more important than you think!
A

series of raised strips (or “bumps”)
placed along the edge of a road or in the
center of a road.
 They

change
the noise a
car’s tires make
on the road to
alert the driver
he is unsafely
crossing
boundaries.
 By

being in the middle of the road, center rumble
strips warn drivers they are crossing into oncoming traffic.
 Shoulder

rumble
strips alert drivers
they are drifting off
the road, which
can be especially
dangerous if there
are ste...
 Drivers

get distracted, drowsy, inattentive
and intoxicated. Rumble strips can help
wake up and alert these types of dr...
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Rumble Strips

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Have you ever wondered what the purpose of rumble strips are? Do they even keep drivers from crashing? What exactly are they? To find out, read this slide!

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Rumble Strips

  1. 1. They’re more important than you think!
  2. 2. A series of raised strips (or “bumps”) placed along the edge of a road or in the center of a road.
  3. 3.  They change the noise a car’s tires make on the road to alert the driver he is unsafely crossing boundaries.
  4. 4.  By being in the middle of the road, center rumble strips warn drivers they are crossing into oncoming traffic.
  5. 5.  Shoulder rumble strips alert drivers they are drifting off the road, which can be especially dangerous if there are steep cliffs or large trees.
  6. 6.  Drivers get distracted, drowsy, inattentive and intoxicated. Rumble strips can help wake up and alert these types of drivers.  They also help drivers know where they are in bad weather conditions.  If your city’s roads need more rumble strips, contact your city’s leaders.

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