According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Highway Special Investigation Report -
Wrong-way crashes are a serious concern because they are much more likely to result in fatality or serious injuries. The report states that on average about 360 lives are lost each year In the USA. The report states that possibly many as three-quarters, of wrong way drivers are impaired by alcohol and that wrong way collisions occur more frequently at night, 78 percent of fatal wrong way crashes occurred between 6PM and 6AM.
Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Request for Experiment (RTE): Use of internally illuminated Solar LED In-Road Pavement Markers to warn motorists of Wrong-Way Movement was approved for experiment by the Federal Highway Administration as of September 29, 2014.
A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION -
A much needed solution to an ever growing Danger we all face, Wrong-way crashes has claimed
way to many lives, leaving a heavy toll on families and friends to grieve their loss.
Florida based company Lux Solar Inc is proud to be on the forefront to safer roads, Wael Majdalawi, PE, PTOE President of Lux shares "It's our responsibility and obligation to find a solution" a veteran and well known traffic engineer has poured his life into finding solutions to many issues throughout his career and has dedicated this past year developing a product and a plan of action that's main objective is to STOP wrong-way crashes.
A HUMAN LIFE SHOULD NOT HAVE A PRICE TAG -
According to a 200-page study by the University of Central Florida traffic engineer
Haitham Al-Deek, each fatal Wrong-way crash in Florida cost on average $6.6 million and those
that caused injuries — not deaths — cost on average $635,000. To find a solution to the loss of precious lives is a challenge welcomed by Lux, our IIRPM's offer cost-affective solution per
exit ramp with ZERO maintenance cost via solar renewable energy thru a new technology "ultra capacitor" that offers to outlive the life of the pavement, this affirms our lights to be a renewable maintenance free system. A true RENEWABLE option with minimal financial obligation that lends
an affective solution to a traffic concern with ZERO environmental impact.
OFFICIAL U.S. MANUFACTURER OF THE SOLAR ROAD MARKER INDUSTRY