Is stealing a traffic cone illegal?
In the United States, approximately 1 million traffic cones are stolen each year. FYI, it is a misdemeanor to steal or purposely run over a traffic cone, so always treat them with respect.
What are traffic cones made of?
Traffic cones are manufactured from a flexible polymer, often polyvinyl chloride with plasticizer additions. This material is also used for hoses and piping, and the traffic cone has a similar texture and flexibility, while still maintaining a rigid, durable form when in the upright position.
Why are some traffic cones blue?
Blue and White – The blue and white cones are used to indicate overhead structures, and ensure that drivers of tall vehicles are aware of potential collisions. These cones can also be used to indicate overhead cables as well as fixed structures – sometimes the cones will feature a yellow band.