R920 SeriesThe new benchmark for Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFBs)

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Carmanah: R920 - Solar Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon

RRFBs have been found to provide vehicle yielding rates between 72 and 96 percent for crosswalk applications, including 4 lane roadways with average daily traffic (ADT) exceeding 12,000*.

    • Easy retrofit onto existing sign posts
    • Installation that can be done by city crews with minimal traffic disruptions
    • No trenching, cabling or in-ground wiring
    • No scheduled maintenance for up to five years
    • No metering or electrical bills

      * U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highways Administration, Publication No. FHWA-HRT-10-043 - “Effects of Yellow Rectangular Rapid-Flashing Beacons on Yielding at Multilane Uncontrolled Crosswalks”

      Description

      The Carmanah R920 Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon (RRFB) is a stand out solution for those seeking to improve driver yield rates and pedestrian saftey at crossings. Backed by significant federal and state research, RRFBs are the leading product choice for engineers looking to enhance marked, uncontrolled crosswalks (crosswalks without stop signs, yield signs or signals). The Carmanah R920 is a slim form factor solar-powered RRFB that fits easily onto existing sign posts to make retrofitting quick and easy. Hardware can be installed in a matter of minutes by city crews to lower install costs and minimize traffic distruptions.