What are Wheel stops used for?
As the name suggests wheel stops are blocks used to stop vehicles from moving up or down the gradient. Wheel stops are placed in front or back of the tires whenever repairs of the vehicles are being carried out. These wheel stops helps the mechanics in ensuring that the vehicles remain immobile while they are repairing the vehicles. The wheel stops are also used to reduce the speed of the vehicles at the entry to the parking lots. These are also used in parking lots to keep the vehicles in place. These wheel stops are normally made of plastic or wood.
Wooden wheel stops are preferred by the parking lot attendants since it is easy to handle, they are bulky and are effective apart from being highly functional. Plastic wheel stops are also used and are preferred more because they are maintenance free.
The wheel stops come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. They are available at all leading car accessories stores. They are durable and pressed in molds and can be used freely without fear of any damage. One thing about wheel stops is that it is advisable to have them on a temporary basis so that they can be used on multiple locations.