In theory, flashing lights on the Stop/Slow paddle should make work zones safer for flaggers and crews. The extra safety also costs more: $175-325 compared to $70 for a passive paddle. When compared with LED lit paddles, Halogen Lit paddles could be seen at a far greater distance.
Publisher: Alabama Technology Transfer Center
Publication Date: April 2002
Topics: Flaggers; Stop/Slow Paddles; Temporary Traffic Control; Traffic Control Devices