As a specialist used truck site, traffic control trucks – IPV trucks – traffic management trucks – crash cushions – barrier rigs – are found for sale on these pages at Truckpages.
These specialist trucks are marketed under a whole range of names – from an IPV Truck (Impact Protection Vehicle) to a crash cushion truck these are essentially those vehicles that travel the motorways and dual carriageways to allow the road cones to be put down or picked up.
These traffic management trucks will also be used simply as protection for other vehicles and operators, as they are fitted with a collapsible cushion section at the rear that, when deployed, will crumple if a vehicle hits it at speed.
This protects both the occupants of the crashing vehicle and the people working on the roads.
Used Traffic Management Dropsides
Crash cushion trucks can often be fitted with side lifts to help in the deployment of cones as well as road marking equipment and a tonne of other road signs.
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