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Hawk/ Hybrid Pedestrian Crossing System

02 05 2015
Pedestrian/RRFB/HAWK Crossings
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Ambulance Drone Technology

01 22 2015
Emergency Vehicle
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Each year nearly a million people in Europe suffer from a cardiac arrest. A mere 8% survives due to slow response times of emergency services. The ambulance-drone is capable of saving lives with an integrated defibrillator. The goal is to improve existing emergency infrastructure with a network of drones. This new type of drones can go over 100 km/h and reaches its destination within 1 minute, which increases chance of survival from 8% to 80%! This drone folds up and becomes a toolbox for all kind…

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Using a Rapid Flashing Beacon Crossing

01 13 2015
Pedestrian/RRFB/HAWK Crossings
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To help improve pedestrian and driver safety, this instructional video produced by the City of Springfield, Oregon shows how pedestrians use a Rapid Flashing Beacon crossing and how drivers need to observe the lights.   

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Rapid Flashing Beacons

01 09 2015
Pedestrian/RRFB/HAWK Crossings
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New crosswalk enhancements that have been installed are pedestrian-activated rapid-flashing warning lights, sometimes called rapid flash signals or RRFB.  

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Long Construction Project Comes to an End

11 18 2014
Pedestrian/RRFB/HAWK Crossings
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Mission’s Johnson Drive opens all four lanes of traffic as long construction project comes to an end. ELTEC Corp has added safety measures to Mission, KS Johnson Drive. By installing Eltec’s  RRFB (Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons) crosswalk safety features the four lane highway will notify drivers of potential pedestrians crossing. The RRFB is a rectangular shaped, high intensity signal head, which flashes in a wig-wag, rapid flickering pattern. The alternating signals provide direct, ultra-bright…

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RRFB New Flash Pattern

09 25 2014
Pedestrian/RRFB/HAWK Crossings
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U.S.Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration JUl 2 5 2014 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE Washington, D.C. 20590 In Reply Refer To: HOT0-1 Mr. Bill Marshall President Electrotechnics Corporation 1310 Commerce Street Marshall, Texas 75672 Dear Mr. Marshall: Thank you for your e-mail message of July 9 requesting an official interpretation as to whether the simpler flash patterns for rectangular rapid flashing beacons (RRFBs) that recently were successfully tested…

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School Zone Safety Report

09 17 2014
Time Clocks/School Zones/DLPRO Software
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Every year, on average, 100 children are killed and 25,000 are injured walking to and from school, according to ATS. The company attributes many of these incidents to drivers who are distracted, speeding through school zones or illegally passing stopped school buses as children move toward or away from the bus. Enforcing traffic laws can help reduce these hazards, company officials said, but the demands on officers make it challenging for them to maintain a constant presence on school buses and in…

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ELTEC Has Your SPOT DEVICES Solutions Here

07 14 2014
Other
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If you are needing the correct fix for your SPOT DEVICES you’ve found the RIGHT place! ELTEC`Magazine Ad`Godfather`web  

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Here Today, Here Tomorrow

07 14 2014
Time Clocks/School Zones/DLPRO Software
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Municipal Magazine Pedestrian Safety Feb ’14

06 05 2014
Pedestrian/RRFB/HAWK Crossings
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New pedestrian, bike safety devices By PHOEBE MUTHART | The Municipal Download Article Here Pedestrians who are crossing busy streets are often busy doing something else: listening to music, texting or talking on a phone. Those distracted walkers often fail to look both ways for traffic or follow other safety rules. A study conducted during the summer in Seattle, Wash., may be the largest one yet to look at real-world pedestrians in this age of distraction. It found that more than 26…

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