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‘Wheel Stop’ Tripping Hazards in Pedestrian Paths of Travel

Consider these commonalities at Photos 1, 2 and 3 below: A ‘wheel stop’ (serving no functional purpose) straddles a primary pedestrian route into a busy store; Even after multiple trip-and-fall incidents, management has not removed the known

Parking Space ‘Wheel Stops’ in California – Answers for Puzzled Facility Owners, Managers, and Designers

Even though trip-and-fall injuries at parking space wheel stops continue to occur throughout California (and the nation), parking facility owners, managers, and even licensed architects and engineers often are reluctant to remove them…

Let’s Eliminate Parking ‘Wheel Stops’ at Busy Storefronts

ADACalifornia Building CodeConsulting   |   Dec 01, 2019

As documented and detailed in our prior position paper, installation of wheel stops or similar devices are recommended – by the federal American with Disabilities Act

Position Paper: Uses and Misuse of Wheel Stops at Parking Spaces in California

ADACalifornia Building CodeConsulting   |   Jan 15, 2018

As documented in the following photographs, wheel stops are physical barriers installed at parking spaces to deter potentially problematic vehicle movement.

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