Solar Traffic Lights

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If you have ever worked with local government to have a traffic light installed, you know the frustration that comes with it. Your application may be approved immediately. That sounds great, but a much needed traffic light can still waiting months or years to be approved in the budget. Since the budget process can be anywhere from 18 months to a few weeks it is not always practical to wait for everyone. If you know you're going to need to wait a considerable amount of time, you can ask for approval of a regulation style solar traffic light that you purchase yourself.

Solar Traffic Lights for Businesses

Having city officials approve personal installation of a solar traffic light is especially helpful advice to small business owners who need traffic solutions today. It is not uncommon to have a traffic jam in your parking lot for some small businesses. Because the parking area is owned by you, the business owner, the responsibility of having a light can fall on your shoulders. However, you must always have your traffic lights approved by the city governments and installed by professionals that they recommend.

Solar Traffic Lights for Farms and Warehousing Districts

There are some areas that are not constrained by stringent government standards. A good example would be a farm that is not industrial. Another good example is a large self contained warehouse district owned by one company. Both areas possibly contain large amounts of traffic. They may also drive machinery that does not allow you to hear other vehicles very well.

Special Vehicles Need Traffic Lights

Larger farms are known for their heavy and loud machinery. Unlike many cars, a combine or tractor may not have turn signals or a horn that you can hear if you are driving another tractor. For areas that are problematic and have a lot of farm traffic, a simple traffic light can be extremely effective. However, in the past, they were not affordable because you needed to have electricity drawn out to that area.

Installing electricity in a rural area can be a huge expense in and of itself. With a solar powered traffic light, this problem is solved. Although they can be hooked up to a main Power Supply, in general modern models are standalone units. That means you simply need to mount the traffic light and everything else is taking care of.

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This article was published on 2010/03/28
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