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Traffic Safety Products Market in the US 2016-2020

Traffic Safety Products Market in the US 2016-2020

About Traffic Fatalities

In 2015, the US witnessed the highest increase in traffic fatalities in the last 50 years. With over 38,000 deaths, 2015 recorded the highest percentage increase in the number of traffic fatalities in the country. Among high-income countries, the US has the highest traffic fatalities rate worldwide. While countries such as France, the UK, and Australia have witnessed a sharp decline in annual traffic fatalities and fatality rates (per mile of travel) over the period of time, the US has shown limited improvement in this regard in the last 20 years.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the traffic safety products market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 5.24% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the traffic safety products market in the US for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the retail sales of traffic safety products in the market.

The market is divided into the following segments based on products:

  • Traffic vest and rainwear
  • Tube Delineators
  • Barricades
  • Cones
  • Other
Technavio's report, Traffic Safety Products Market in the US 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • 3M
  • Honeywell
  • Ergodyne
  • The Traffic Safety Store
Other prominent vendors
  • Emedco
  • Fastenal
  • Global Industrial
  • Highway Signals
  • MCR Safety
  • MSC Industrial Direct
  • Pexco Davidson Traffic Control Products
  • RoadSafe Traffic Systems
  • Roadtech Manufacturing
  • Safety Cones USA
  • Safety Smart Gear
  • SA-SO
  • STHIL
  • Tamis
  • The Cortina Companies
  • Traffic Safety and Supply Company
  • W.W. Grainger
Market driver
  • Increased rate of law enforcement fatalities
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Decrease in recruitment of police officers
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Introduction of technologically advanced safety vests
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Traffic Safety Products Market in the US 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the traffic safety products market in the US: 3M, Honeywell, Ergodyne, and The Traffic Safety Store.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Emedco, Fastenal, Global Industrial, Highway Signals, MCR Safety, MSC Industrial Direct, Pexco Davidson Traffic Control Products, RoadSafe Traffic Systems, Roadtech Manufacturing, Safety Cones USA, Safety Smart Gear, SA-SO, STHIL, Tamis, The Cortina Companies, Traffic Safety and Supply Company, and W.W. Grainger.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Increasing concern about worker safety will be a key trend for market growth. Many roads, bridges, and highways need repair in the US. It is estimated that more than $3.3 trillion will be required to repair and replace old infrastructure in the country. With the aging highway infrastructure, many transportation organizations are focusing on improving and rebuilding existing roadways. So, roadwork activities are increasing in the US. The construction work is carried out at night to avoid the heavy traffic during peak hours. This has increased safety concerns about highway workers.”

According to the report, short repurchase cycle will be a key driver for market growth. Traffic safety products have a short lifespan. For instance, manufacturers claim that a traffic cone made of PVC has an average lifespan of two to three years. However, these cones often do not last more than one year as many are either stolen or destroyed in accidents. Studies reveal that every year, about one-fifth of cones purchased by government bodies goes missing. These cones are either poached by small contractors or are destroyed or vandalized. Similarly, manufacturers claim that traffic vests and rainwear have an average lifespan of two to three years. However, depending on the weather conditions and the frequency of use, they last less than 1.5 years. The short repurchase cycle of traffic safety products costs millions to government bodies and increases the risks of traffic causalities in the country. However, it generates replacement demand for traffic safety products and contributes revenue to the overall market.

Further, the report states that decrease in recruitment of police officers will be a challenge for the market. The number of new police officers recruited has been witnessing a decline in various regions in the US. For instance, the number of vacant police officer positions in San José Police Department, out of a total of 871, grew from 40 in 2012 to 181 in 2015.

Companies Mentioned

3M, Honeywell, Ergodyne, The Traffic Safety Store, Emedco, Fastenal, Global Industrial, Highway Signals, MCR Safety, MSC Industrial Direct, Pexco Davidson Traffic Control Products, RoadSafe Traffic Systems, Roadtech Manufacturing, Safety Cones USA, Safety Smart Gear, SA-SO, STHIL, Tamis, The Cortina Companies, Traffic Safety and Supply Company, W.W. Grainger.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table ASP of traffic safety products considered in report ($)
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
      • Table Average traffic fatalities in US: Annual statistics
      • Table Average mid-year traffic fatalities in US 1960s-2010s
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global road fatality statistics 2015
    • Traffic safety products market in US
      • Table Metros with longest average commute time in US 2014
      • Table Average commute time in selected US states 1990-2014 (minutes)
      • Table Number of work zone crashes in US 2006-2013
      • Table Traffic safety products market in US 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Market overview
      • Table Traffic safety products market in US by product: Overview
      • Table Unemployment rate versus traffic fatality rate 2014-2015
      • Table Traffic safety products market in US by product segmentation 2015 (%)
    • Traffic vest and rainwear market in US
      • Table Traffic vest and rainwear market in US 2015-2020 ($ millions)
      • Table Number of police officers and sheriff's patrol officers in select states 2014-2015
    • Traffic barricade, cone, delineator, and others market in US
      • Table Size and uses of traffic cones
      • Table Condition of US highway infrastructure 2015
      • Table Traffic barricade cone, delineator, and others market in US 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Market drivers
    • Table Law enforcement fatalities in US 1965-2015
    • Table Traffic fatalities per 100,000 people in 10 high-income countries
    • Table High-income countries with highest traffic fatalities involving alcohol
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Table Budget and staffing in law enforcement sector in San Jose Police Department 2006-2015
    • Table Number of academy recruits in San Jose Police Academy, California 2013-2015
    • Table Number of crossing guards, police, and police sheriff's patrol officers 2013 and 2015
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Table Average number of fatal work zone crashes in US every year
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Key vendor analysis
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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