A common question among motorists is, “Do speed bumps damage cars?” The answer is a resounding yes.
Though speed bumps are meant to discourage drivers from driving too fast, they can also cause serious damage to vehicles.
While many drivers agree that it is important to slow down for a speed bump, this is not always possible. The best way to ensure the safety of your vehicle is to obey the posted speed limits and drive at a cautious speed.
Which speed bumps can damage your car?
High-speed bumps can damage your car. Unless your car has undercarriage guards, you can expect it to be damaged even if you drive slowly over the speed bumps.
Regardless of the amount of damage, you should time by time, have your car checked for any dents, missing parts, or other signs of a damages. The most obvious signs of damage are cracks and dings in the hood or tailgate.
When you hit a speed bump, you’re equivalent to hitting it with a hammer. Not only do high-speed bumps ruin your tires and suspension, but they can also cause expensive repairs.
That’s why you should avoid driving over them in high speeds whenever possible.
A speed bump can cause your car to vibrate, causing an alarm or jolts. As a result, many motorists worry about how speeding bumps can cause serious accidents.
Do speed bumps cause accidents?
The fact of the matter is that speed bumps are used to avoid any accident at all cost.
They were intended to continuously slow down cars throughout the day where many people may cross thru.
Speed bumps curb reckless driving
While speed bumps are intended to curb reckless driving, it’s important to remember that they can also cause damage to your car.
While speed bumps are supposed to slow drivers down, they can also affect your car’s suspension and tires.
If you hit one too quickly, it can damage the vehicle’s suspension. While most cars do not get damaged by speed bumps, it’s important to take them seriously.
|SB206FT||6 Ft Speed Bump (1) 6′ Section With no End Caps||72″||2″||12″||48.40|
|SB207FT||7 Ft Speed Bump (1) 6′ Section + (2) End Caps||86″||2″||12″||55.40|
|SB213FT||Single Lane 12 Ft Speed Bump (2) 6′ Section With no End Caps||144″||2″||12″||96.80|
|SB219FT||Double lane 19 Ft Speed Bump (3) 6′ Section + (2) End Caps||230″||2″||12″||152.20|
|SB225FT||25 Ft Speed Bump (4) 6′ Section + (2) End Caps||302″||2″||12″||200.60|
|SB3039I||39″ Speed Bump (1) 39″ Section With no End Caps||39″||2″||13.7″||36.20|
|SB3117I||117″ Single Lane Speed Bump (3) 39″ Sections With no End Caps||117″||2″||13.7″||108.60|
|SB3137I||137″ Single Lane Speed Bump (3) 39″ Sections + (2) End Caps||137″||2″||13.7″||124.20|
|SB3234I||234″ Double lane Speed Bump (6) 39″ Sections With no End Caps||234″||2″||13.7″||217.20|
|SB3254I-2||254″ Double Lane Speed Bump (6) 39″ Sections + (2) End Caps||254″||2″||13.7″||232.80|
|SH1018I||18.75″ Speed Bump (1) 18.75″ Section with no End Caps||18.75″||1.25″||2″||22.20|
|SH1112I||112.5″ Single Lane Speed Bump (6) 18.75″ Sections with no End Caps||112.5″||1.25″||2″||133.20|
|SH1128I||10 Ft Single Lane Speed Bump (6) 18.75″ Sections + (2) End Caps||128.5||1.25″||2″||148.80|
|SH1225I||225″ Double Lane Speed Bump (12) 18.75″ Sections with no End Caps||225″||1.25″||2″||266.40|
|SH1241I||20 Ft Double Lane Speed Bump (12) 18.75″ Sections + (2) End Caps||241″||1.25″||2″||282.00|
|SH1ECAL||LEFT End Cap||8″||1.25″||2′||7.80|
|SH1ECAR||RIGHT End Cap||8″||1.25″||2′||7.80|
|SH2019I||19.75″ Speed Bump (1) 19.75″ Section With no End Caps||19.75″||2″||3″||48.00|
|SH2121I||10 Ft Single Lane Speed Bump (5) 19.75″ Sections + (2) End Caps||121.75″||2″||3″||273.00|
|SH2240I||20 Ft Double Lane Speed Bump (11) 19.75″ + (2) End Caps||240″||2″||3″||561.00|
|SH2ECAL||LEFT End cap||11.5″||2″||3′||16.00|
|SH2ECAR||RIGHT End cap||11.5″||2″||3′||16.00|
Although speed bumps can be harmful to cars, they’re generally harmless when driven at a safe rate to avoid hurting or damaging anyone or anything.