Rumble strips (also known as sleeper lines or alert strips) are a road safety feature to alert inattentive drivers of potential danger, by causing a tactile vibration and audible rumbling transmitted through the wheels into the vehicle interior. A rumble strip is applied along the direction of travel following an edgeline or centerline, to alert drivers when they drift from their lane.What are rumble strips used for in streets?
Rumble strips: what are they used for? Rumble strips, raised profile line markings or audio tactile profiled (ATP) road markings, are road markings that generate noise and vibration when you drive over them . The lines are painted like normal road markings except the machine drops ridges (also called blocks or ribs) at intervals.What is another word for rumble strip?
Synonyms for rumble strip include ramp, bump, hump, ridge, sleeping policeman, speed bump, speed hump, undulation, traffic calming measure and Botts' dots. Find more similar words at wordhippo.com!What are rumble stripes?
The Rumble Strips. The Rumble Strips are an English band from Tavistock, Devon. The band took their name from rumble strips, which are a series of small, continuous lines of bumps alongside a road designed to help prevent inattentive drivers straying off the road.