Parking cones, also referred to as traffic cones or road cones come in several sizes and have many uses. They range from 4 inches to 42 inches in height. The most commonly used parking cone sizes are the 28″ traffic cone and the 12″ traffic cone. Traffic cones are very durable so they can withstand impact with cars and weather.
Parking cones can be used in construction zones for diverting traffic, for dividing lanes or used as parking devices. For use in construction zones and other traffic control, the 28″ traffic cone is generally the best choice because of their greater height and visibility. For city streets, the minimum acceptable height for traffic cones is 18 inches.
12″ traffic cones which are often used for in parking lots, for marking off play areas for kids, or as temporary barricades in indoor settings. The smaller cones like 6″ parking cones are often used in sporting events.
Cones that are to be used in night settings must have a reflective collar.
If you have further questions about the proper size or type of traffic cone for your event or job, please contact us.