Not many people take notice of them. They are however, very important in a car park and more so in a loading and off loading zone. Wheel stops are the little so called ‘bumps’ that your car just can’t go over when parking in a parking space.
The ‘bumps’ that let you know when to step on the brake and place your car in park are essential in preventing damage to a car and also to the building structure. Parking bumps have recently taken off as a means to prevent your cherished car or truck from running into a wall and can also help protect you against insurance claims.
For many years, many car parks, driveways as well as loading and offloading zones have used concrete wheel stops. These parking bumps are installed in these driveways and car parks to assist drivers with parking. They ensure that the driver parks in the right location when parking. This prevents damage to the sidewalk, building or any other structure that may be nearby.
If you are planning to include wheel stoppers in your driveway parking system, shopping centre or or loading zone, you ought to consider the merits and demerits of each type of rubber stop. This will help you determine which one is right for you.
One of the most important factors to consider is the type of traffic and how frequently they will be using the wheel stops. If you are placing wheel stoppers for example in a loading dock, you will need a rubber stopper that is made from a strong and durable material.
Consider whether the wheel stops will be placed in that location permanently. If you will be moving your wheel stoppers around, you should get wheel stops that can be installed temporarily such as those made from rubber.
For those managing public car parks, you may protect yourself from many of the complaints you receive from clients by installing rubber parking stops. Rubber has a far less tendency of damaging vehicles, and, as a result you should receiving less hassle from customers. There is therefore no damage caused to vehicles on impact. You will never hear a complaint again.
Rubber wheel stoppers can be installed as permanent or temporary stops. They therefore allow for easy changes in parking spaces when the need arises.
Rubber stops are long lasting. You will find that you will not have to replace your rubber wheel stops as often as you will other types.