School Zone Flashing Beacon
Encourage walkability with safer school zones
Reduce vehicle speeds in school zones. Non-specialized school maintenance crews can add this compact, 13-watt flashing beacon to existing school speed limit signage, making installation fast and simple. With no grid connections required, the beacons reduce both installation and long-term operating costs. The battery, energy management system, and solar panel are contained in one unit, making this a self-contained solution. It’s also built to last: durable and dependable, this product comes with a 5-year warranty for peace of mind.
School zone flashing beacons fit within Safe Routes to School infrastructure funding models, complete streets plans, and state-specific grants for school zone safety improvements.
FAST FACT: A study from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission found that flashing school zone beacons can reduce speeds in school zones by 5–7 miles per hour, increasing safety and encouraging students and parents to walk and bike to school.
Top 3 reasons to choose our R829-E school zone flashing beacon:
- Compact, 13-watt solar engine makes installation fast and easy with minimal traffic disruptions.
- Easy to mount or retrofit onto a range of square and round poles.
- Prewired with Carmanah’s calendar software and can be preprogrammed with up to 500 days of operation according to the peak traffic times of individual school zones.
Our Solar Beacon SizingWhether your project application is a crosswalk, school zone, or 24-hour sign marking, we can run a comprehensive site assessment to confirm the best solar-powered flashing beacon for your project. We run a field-proven software simulation to create an Energy Balance Report™ to show you how we did it. Best of all? It’s free, and we can have it ready in under an hour.
Beacon Mounting ConfigurationThe R829-E supports multiple beacon mounting setups depending on your project requirements.
Dual horizontal back-to-back
LED Enhanced SignsAlong with the standard circular beacons, you can add an LED Enhanced Sign to the R829-E to further strengthen the message to drivers.