Speed Humps

Frequently Asked Questions

The best speed humps for trucks in the Area Safe range are either the Heavy Vehicle Rubber Speed Humps (50mm or 75mm high), or the Heavy-Duty Steel Speed Humps (5mm plate). These options are both extremely durable and heavy duty to withstand the weight of large trucks and buses continually passing over the speed bump.
There is no actual weight rating regarding speed humps. The true measure of a speed humps durability is how many times it can be passed over by a certain vehicle weight. For example: if you knew it could withstand 100 passes of 50 tonne, this would determine the durability of the product.
The longevity of a speed hump will vary depending on the weight and type of vehicle that is passing over it, along with the frequency of its use. The Area Safe range of heavy vehicle speed humps will last the longest out of our range, with the combined use of light and heavy vehicles.
The Australian Standards regarding speed humps refer to the colour and size of the alternating coloured sections. The sizing is set to be 250mm wide stripes of black and yellow sections. The sizing of the speed hump must be between 25mm to 75mm high with a flat top that is between 100mm to 150mm wide. Area Safe’s Heavy Duty Plastic, Rubber and Steel Speed Humps comply with the Australian Standards.

There is a small selection of speed humps that do not comply with Australian Standards due to their specific purpose. This includes the larger sizing options available for places such as truck depots.

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Humpex Heavy Duty Solid Rubber Speed Hump is made from a durable rubber/PVC combination with overall width of 380mm. Suitable for all general applications where durability and low noise are required.
Humpex Heavy Vehicle Recycled Rubber Speed Humps are a high quality heavy duty speed calming system available in 50 and 75(H)mm modules. Where facilities endure the traffic of light vehicles and heavy trucks, most speed humps don't cater to both in one.
Humpex Rubber Traffic Calmer is designed to calm traffic to safer speeds without over emphasising the 'bump'. Manufactured from a solid rubber and plastic combination for greater strength and durability.
The purpose of installing speed humps on roads, driveways and in car parks is to physically force vehicles to slow down to a safe speed. At a reduced speed, vehicles can stop more quickly within a shorter distance to protect pedestrians from injury or death.
Humpex Heavy Duty Plastic Speed Hump gives vehicles that extra jolt as the tyres meet the ramped sides of the speed hump. Suitable for use in all areas including high traffic and heavy vehicles.
Extremely strong and hard wearing, the Humpex Heavy Vehicle Steel Speed Hump modules and end caps are made from 5mm thick chequer plate with load bearing bridges with cable access.
These rubber safety rumble strips made of solid rubber & PVC combination have multiple applications; they can be used on roadways to separate lanes and reduce traffic speeds like a mini speed hump, or mounted on walls for protective strips.
Expansion joint covers can be installed over existing sealants and are widely used in multi-deck structures, car parks, roofs, ramps, drive ways, etc.
Expansion joint covers can be installed over existing sealants and are widely used in multi-deck structures, car parks, roofs, ramps, drive ways, etc.
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