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Tire Spikes in Parking Lot

In March 2008 Roadshark worked with a local contractor to provide Surface mounted one-way tire spikes to the City of San Diego, for an exit-only driveway at a beach parking lot. The Roadshark surface mounted tire spikes were engineered to survive excessive salt and sand conditions. Despite several warning signs the Roadshark surface mounted barriers did the job.

Surface Mounted Tire Spikes in Parking Lot

Tire Shredder Road Spikes at Military Checkpoint Iraq

In January 2008 Roadshark International Inc designed a security solution for Coalition Forces in Baghdad, IRAQ. Vehicles were approaching military checkpoints at high rates of speed. Due to the constant threat of terrorists and car bombs many incidents ended with unnecessary (bloodshed) civilian shootings. 

Roadshark developed a tire shredder spike system with input from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. A red traffic signal light directs vehicles to stop prior to the Roadshark barrier which is located 200 ft from the army personnel at the main checkpoint. After motorists stop and are identified, the blades of the barrier are lowered and the traffic signal turns to green and motorists are allowed to proceed. This allows for a 200 ft Safety Zone and more reaction time for troops to deal with incoming threats.

Tire Shredder Road Spikes at Military Checkpoint

Roadshark Road Spikes at Military Base Georgia USA

In 2007 Roadshark supplied one-way, in ground road spike barriers at a military base. The previous contractor had installed equipment that was poorly designed and did not work (the thin blades were getting bent and jamming from normal use). 

In their 6th year of service. Spring replacements have been every 9 months on average. These heavy duty barriers are still in use today (June 2012)!

Roadshark Road Spikes at Military Base

Military Base In-Ground Spike Barrier

In Oct 2007 a U.S. military base had a problem with vehicles trespassing on military property and when approached by military police, the culprits would flee out an unauthorized exit. Once the culprits were off of the property the military police would not pursue them.

Roadshark designed an in-ground tire spike barrier with a pneumatic actuator so that the blades could be raised instantly by pushing a “Panic Button” in emergency situations. This equipment has sent a message and eliminated unauthorized vehicles on this property.

Military Base In-Ground Spike Barrier

Tire Spikes at Beijing Olympics

In 2008, Roadshark International worked with Security contractors to establish safe perimeters for various sites at the Beijing Olympics. The custom built spike barriers were controlled by Security guards who raised and lowered the blades. Systems were designed and built with electric controllers and pneumatic controllers.

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