Concrete wheel stops are a precast concrete block constructed to act as a wheel bump stop. Area Safe supply 4 different types of precast concrete wheel stops for varying purposes.
The Australian Standard AS2890-1.2004 for a wheel stop states that it must be 1650mm wide. Area Safe has one concrete wheel stop that complies to this Australian Standard – see here for the compliant wheel stop.
Many architects specify 2m concrete wheel stops for public carparks, but builders, clients and contractors need to be aware that this is non-compliant wheel stop and need to discuss with the architect about changing the specification to 1650mm wheel stops. If the architect is aware of the Australian Standard they will generally approve the change immediately.
The other 3 types of concrete wheel stop’s that Area Safe supply are non-compliant but are specific industrial purposes. These include:
Recommended Installation for wheel stops onto concrete or Bitumen
*Please note - It is the customer’s responsibility to ensure that the product is suitable for the application and that it is installed in a safe manner based on customer's risk analysis.
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