Elevate Security Nationwide: Expert Installation of Flush and Surface-Mounted Traffic Spikes

Flush-mounted traffic spikes being installed by Coyote Traffic experts

With decades of experience in the industry, Coyote Traffic is your trusted partner in enhancing security through the seamless installation of flush and surface-mounted traffic spikes, as well as motorized spikes. Our meticulous approach ensures optimal protection without disrupting daily activities. At Coyote Traffic, we prioritize precision in every installation. Through comprehensive site assessments, we […]

Types of Mounts

Stadium entrance equipped with Coyote Traffic control spikes to enhance security.

When selecting the right road spikes for your property, it’s essential to understand the key differences between surface-mounted and flush-mounted options, as each type offers unique advantages tailored to different settings and needs. Surface-mounted spikes are celebrated for their ease of installation and versatility, making them ideal for temporary setups or environments where altering the […]

Police Spikes

Police deploying portable road spikes during a high-speed chase on a highway.

We have all seen the videos of high-speed car chases on our computers or televisions, and some of us even get a slight thrill out of watching one take place. Police enforcement, however, do not find it amusing in the least, as car chases can be dangerous and even deadly to police personnel and civilians. […]

Spikes in Action

Close-up of modern traffic spikes installed at a commercial facility entrance.

Above is a video demonstrating how tire spikes work in a real-world scenario. In this instance, the surface-mounted tire spikes were mounted outside of a residential household. It is impossible to say what was going through the mind of the driver of the car, but it is clear that as the vehicle rolled over the […]

How Spikes Came to Be

Image depicting the evolution of traffic spikes from ancient caltrops on a battlefield to modern security spikes at a checkpoint

Originally derived from an ancient tool known as the caltrop, traffic spikes have evolved from battlefield implements to indispensable security devices. Caltrops, small yet formidable weapons made of sharp spikes, were strategically hidden to impede the progress of war troops and cavalry during ancient times, dating back to 331 BC by the Romans and similarly […]

Surface Mount vs Flush Mount

The first thing you are going to want to consider when purchasing road spikes, is the form factor of the spike itself. As discussed above, the most common form factors are surface-mounted and in-ground control spikes. Deciding between the two is really a matter of personal preference, because each style has a few pros and […]

Police Use of Traffic Control Spikes

Police Spike Strip

We have all seen the videos of high-speed car chases on our computers or televisions, and some of us even get a slight thrill out of watching one take place. Police enforcement, however, do not find it amusing in the least, as car chases can be dangerous and even deadly to police personnel and civilians. […]

Video of Traffic Spikes Being Used

screenshot of video

Above is a video demonstrating how tire spikes work in a real-world scenario. In this instance, the surface-mounted tire spikes were mounted outside of a residential household. It is impossible to say what was going through the mind of the driver of the car, but it is clear that as the vehicle rolled over the […]

History of Traffic Spikes

Control Spikes Mounted in Stone

Like many of the things we use on a daily basis, traffic spikes are simply a derivative of a previous tool used for similar yet different purposes. The tool that influenced the development of traffic spikes was originally called a caltrop. A caltrop is simply a small weapon consisting of multiple sharp spikes or nails. […]