Police and Local Authority use

At Roadside Technologies Ltd we offer a range of products for either hire or sale for use in conjunction with Police Force and Local Authority operations. Our Mobile Solar Powered Variable Message Signs (VMS) are ideal for promoting public safety campaigns and local event information. We also have a range of Vehicle Activated Signs (VAS) and Speed Radar Guns for speed reduction campaigns. We have worked with numerous councils and police forces across the UK to deliver products which offer increased awareness for campaigns and operations.

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VMS - Variable Message Sign

Variable Message Sign- Our VMS models are ideal for public safety campaigns and offer maximum impact when placed in strategic locations within the area. We have worked with a number of police forces for promoting public safety and local operations to reduce crime in an area. With the VMS-M and VMS-4 models being solar powered, they can be deployed anywhere on the road network and need no mains power. As standard all Variable Message Signs are controlled remotely meaning a message change is always at your fingertips no matter where you are.

Read more about our VMS Variable Message Signs here

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VAS-300 Vehicle Activated Sign

The VAS-300 range is a cost-effective Vehicle Activated Sign for improving road and site safety and reducing vehicle speeds when approaching residential areas. The VAS-300 simply bolts on to a lamppost then measures, displays and records the approaching vehicle’s speed. Housed within the Vehicle Activated Sign is a maintenance free battery meaning it doesn’t need mains power to be operational. All units can either be powered using an existing mains supply or we can offer a solar-powered version which can keep the unit operational continuously throughout the year.

Read more about our VAS-300 range here

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SDB-18 Portable Vehicle Activated Sign

The SDB-18 Vehicle Activated Sign is most commonly used where speeding vehicles are a concern such as entrances to villages and with community speed watch groups. The SDB-18 is a compact solar powered unit which can monitor speed limits, measure and display the approaching vehicles speed and record vehicle data to produce a report at the end of the hire period.

Read more about our SDB-18 Vehicle Activated Sign here

Intelligent transport systems


The SRA-3000LS speed radar gun is a basic point and shoot device. The SRA-3000LS is designed to measuring vehicles either approaching or moving away from the user. The user can simply pull the trigger and view a vehicles speed on the small LCD display on the radar speed gun in real time. This model is a very popular choice for both the public and private sectors due to the simplicity of operation and the low price point. The SRA-300LS speed radar gun has been developed for the UK market and has been used to promote road safety with children around schools.

Read more about our SRA-3000 Speed Radar Gun here

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