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Smithville, MS Adds Sign Alerts and Four-Way Stop

Posted on January 13th, 2016 by admin

 
One of Smithville’s busiest intersections upgraded to a four-way stop this week. Multiple vehicle accidents have occurred at the intersection, prompting officials to find a solution. With the intersection so close to Smithville High School and its softball fields, officials recommended a four-way stop to also help slow down the traffic on the main road. […]

Crosswalk Solar Flashing Beacons

Posted on August 21st, 2015 by admin

Recent installation of some of our new Crosswalk Solar Flashing Beacons aims to notify drivers when pedestrians are present and when they are crossing. When pedestrians push the button located on the pole to cross the street, the solar flashing beacon flashes to warn drivers of three things: 1. pedestrians are present and about to […]

Sign Alert App for Android Devices

Posted on April 1st, 2015 by admin

Recently, we released our Sign Alert App for IOS devices, and now we would like to introduce our Sign Alert App for Android Devices! Very similar to the IOS App, the Android App lets you:

choose a sign
change the size
change the number of LEDS
add upgrades and options

After you are finished building the sign you want, you […]

FREE MUTCD Sign Alert Poster

Posted on February 3rd, 2015 by admin

K&K Sign Alerts are MUTCD compliant signs with embedded LEDs that either flash 24/7 or can be triggered to flash during certain situations, such as when a button is pushed or when a timer activates it. Sign Alerts create a more visible sign for drivers especially during night hours, fog, or heavy rainfall. Obstructed view […]

Alabama DOT Approves K&K Systems MUTCD Sign Alert Systems; Flashing Signs

Posted on October 29th, 2014 by admin

 
Recently, the Alabama Department of Transportation Product Evaluation Board (PEB) approved K&K Systems’ MUTCD Sign Alert Systems (MSAS) and  will be added to the Department ‘s  Materials, Sources, and Devices with Special Acceptance Requirements manual on List IV-2, Individual Traffic Signal Items under the heading “Flashers-School/Warning”.
Sign Alerts are small flashing LED lights embedded into MUTCD […]

Arrowhead Stadium Revamps Its Parking Operations

Posted on August 14th, 2014 by admin

Recently, Kansas City Chiefs’ parking services, Premier Parking Services, initiated an independent traffic study focusing on game day traffic. Upon results of the study, Premier Parking Services  changed the routes, parking lots, and restrictions. In order to relay all of the changes to this years’ game day fans and to ensure continuous and efficient traffic […]

10 Minute Pole Base Installation

Posted on April 17th, 2014 by admin

If you have ever installed a school zone beacon, pole mounted radar, or any pole for that matter, you know the process is a long, tiresome, 2-day process. Let’s not forget expensive – equipment, cement, payroll costs, etc. The picture on the left is the old pole base ready for a pole to be mounted […]

Mini Messenger – Changeable Message Display

Posted on March 10th, 2014 by admin

 The Mini Messenger is a wireless one-line changeable message display ideal for emergency responders, government fleet trucks,  maintenance fleets, and more. Use the mini messenger to relay traffic accidents, road closures, delayed traffic times, detours, and etc. Available in 2ft or 4ft lengths, the mini messenger comes with easy-to-use software (shown below on the right) […]

Sign Alerts

Posted on January 23rd, 2014 by admin

If you haven’t checked out one of newest product lines – Sign Alerts – you should! What are “Sign Alerts?” Sign Alerts are MUTCD compliant signs with flashing LEDs embedded in the sign to create a more noticeable sign – to create awareness of what’s up ahead. LEDs come in amber, red, or white and […]

Rectangular Rapid Flash Beacon – Crosswalk

Posted on December 30th, 2013 by admin

 

 
The Rectangular Rapid Flash Beacon (RRFB) is a device using LED flashing beacons in combination with pedestrian warning signs, to provide a high-visibility strobe-like warning to drivers when pedestrians use a crosswalk. In general, RRFBs are a visual cue that pedestrians may begin crossing the roadway at any time. They are always accompanied by crosswalk markings […]

Custom Radar Trailer

Posted on November 15th, 2013 by admin

Speed trailers remind drivers of the speed limit and capture their attention by one of two over speed violator alert features. K&K Systems has many different radar trailers available to fit your needs. Also, we can custom build an application that fits your needs such as this radar trailer, made specifically for the country of […]

Keeping Up With Demand

Posted on September 27th, 2013 by admin

As Summer turns into Fall, We at K&K Systems have experience a growth spurt. Not only in the number of employees, but also in the number of new products ! We have experienced increasing amount of phone calls, orders, and customers. To say we are excited is an understatement.  So in order to keep giving […]

Arrow Board Patterns and What Do They Mean?

Posted on July 24th, 2013 by admin

Sure everyone as come across an arrow board on the highway, in a work zone, or at a major event; but have you ever came across an arrow board that displayed a pattern or mode that you had no idea what it meant? For the most part, arrow boards display arrow patterns like these:

 
We know […]

Rails to Trails

Posted on May 31st, 2013 by admin

K&K Systems was recently contracted to custom build a safety system for both pedestrians and drivers for a project called Tanglefoot Trail. Tanglefoot Trail is a redesign project that is transforming old railroad tracks to a fun, safe trail for recreational use. The system we created will function as a motion sensor beacon. Motion detectors will […]

Ways Stretch Your Dollar at K&K

Posted on April 12th, 2013 by admin

Look at this amazing transformation! Sentinel Construction out of Franklin, TN had a few arrow boards that needed a facelift and minor maintenance. With our Restoration Program, Sentinel Construction was able to stretch a dollar and revamp their older arrow boards. The picture on the left is the arrow board they sent us – as is. The picture […]

Arrow Board Truck Mount Options

Posted on March 28th, 2013 by admin

K&K Systems’ Vehicle Mounted Arrow Boards are used by a  variety of users from small events, construction crews, maintenance crews,  to city and county level government agencies for many small applications. The reason vehicle mounted arrow boards are popular is they are quick and easy to set up, maneuver, and operate with only one person. […]

CrossTalk™ for the Military Base

Posted on February 11th, 2013 by admin

K&K’s most recent product development is the CrossTalk™. This remote is a solar beacon control device that “talks” to a single or multiple beacons at once and monitors beacon usage, driver feedback, and much more .
For example: Imagine you are a fireman at the fire station. You get a call and must leave in a […]

24-7 Specialty Lights

Posted on January 16th, 2013 by admin

K&K Acquires New Bids

Posted on December 27th, 2012 by admin

K&K Systems was recently awarded the winning bid for three solar powered portable changeable messages signs for the City of Memphis, TN Police Department.  The description and product features can be found here. Additionally, GPS will be added to the messages signs as an optional upgrade.

Also, Madison County, AL  Board of Education has awarded K&K […]

K&K Introduces Finance Program for Contractors and Small Businesses

Posted on December 14th, 2012 by admin

For the holidays, K&K is offering 0% APR up to 24 months on its highway safety and traffic control products. This includes radars, arrow boards, or message boards. 0% APR can be applied to new purchases, trade-ins, and refurbished units.

100% Financing
Fast and Easy Credit Approval
Tax Benefits
zero Interest

This is a limited time opportunity and will end […]

Is speeding an issue in your school zone?

Posted on December 14th, 2012 by admin

Check out all of our solar flasher beacons to find the right one for you!

K&K Acquires New Contracts in Tennessee

Posted on October 30th, 2012 by admin

K&K Systems signed a contract with the Tennessee Department of Transportation around June 2011. Within this two year contract, K&K is to refurbish 20 message boards! We are excited to announce we are ahead of schedule! With eight months left, we have only four message boards left to complete.

 
 
 
There are multiple steps taken when we […]

Lee County 4-Way Stop Light

Posted on October 10th, 2012 by admin

Just a month ago, Lee County of Mississippi faced a tragic death at a dangerous intersection. This happened to be the first fatality at this intersection; however, this community didn’t want it to happen again. To prevent any more accidents or deaths, Lee county put up a solar four-way stop light at the intersection of […]

K&K Welcomes New Employees

Posted on October 3rd, 2012 by admin

K&K Systems would like to introduce two of our newest employees.

 

 
K&K Systems is growing so fast, we needed another secretary! Mercedes Payne is perfect for the job. With her Associates Degree in Computer Programming, her knowledge will help K&K tremendously! Currently, she attends Itawamba Community College in hopes to receive another Associates Degree in Office […]

Behind the Scenes and New Product Update!

Posted on September 20th, 2012 by admin

First, we’d like to take you behind the scenes at K&K. At K&K, we strive to be the best in the traffic industry, but we fail to mention our gratitude for our employees that make this happen for us. Next, we want to show you one of our newest radars in action! The “Slow Down” […]

Welcome to the K&K Sales Team

Posted on September 5th, 2012 by admin

 

K&K Systems is happy to introduce the newest member to our sales team:
Trae Luttrell
He will be the new Regional Account Manager for the state of Louisiana. With a vast amount of experience, Trae is excited and ready to “light-up” Louisiana! Call him today to see what he can do for you. 888-414-3003, or email him […]

K&K Systems has Dealers near you!

Posted on August 21st, 2012 by admin

K&K Systems is Growing!
We now have NEW dealers in Texas, North Carolina, New Jersey,
Missouri, Virginia, Mississippi, and Tennessee!
We are more than excited to partner with such great companies!
Check out our Dealer page on our website to find a dealer near you.
To find out how your company can become a dealer, contact sales@k-ksystems.com or call […]

K&K Systems, Inc. announces Trade-In Program

Posted on August 16th, 2012 by admin

K&K Systems, Inc. announces its Equipment Trade-In Program
If you have an old message board or old arrow board, K&K Systems, Inc. wants it! With our new Trade-In Program, you can trade your old message or arrow board for a discount on a BRAND NEW message or arrow board.
Don’t wait! This is a limited time offer!!
The […]

24 hour Solar school zone flashers

Posted on November 18th, 2011 by admin

Shipment made to State of California for solar school zone flasher

Clock Programming Training Video now available

Posted on November 18th, 2011 by admin

Mike Reinhart who is part of K&K Systems support team has put together a series of videos to help first time users of our timer system for our Solar Flasher Beacon families.  Check them out on our YouTube channel:
http://www.youtube.com/user/kksystemsinc