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  • Why You Want a Solar-Powered Flashing Crosswalk System For Your Neighborhood

    In 2017, 5,984 pedestrians were killed in motor vehicle accidents in the U.S., according to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). That marks the second year in a row that the death toll was near 6,000....

  • ELTEC’s New Retractable Speed Bump

    Gone are the days of worrying for the safety of students at Overton Ray Elementary School, located on a busy road in Burkburnett, Texas. In an effort to increase the safety for students and pedestrians, ELTEC worked...

  • ELTEC and 511 Technologies Announces IoTraffic Systems

    ELTEC and 511 Technologies announce strategic partnership to create internet connected traffic systems   Special to the news messenger Thursday, ELTEC and 511 Technologies announced a strategic...

  • “TIGERS” Made Safer with HAWK Crosswalk

    Frenship High School in Wolfforth, TX installed a solar powered HAWK/hybrid pedestrian crosswalk. Early one morning before dawn a student using the un-signalized crosswalk from the parking lot across from the school...

  • The Future of Traffic Signals

    It's a mad, mad world out there on the roads. Congestion is climbing along with the number of cars. Signs and intersections can be confusing. And bicycle commuting is up all over. New kinds of traffic signs and...

  • New RRFB WW+S Flash Pattern (IMSA Jan/Feb ’15)

    By Susan Marshall Electrotechnics Corporation (ELTEC) On July 25, 2014 the FHWA approved a “new and improved” flash pattern for RRFB (Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons) uncon-trolled pedestrian crossings. The...