Traffic Safety Cones also called pylons, witches' hats, road cones, highway cones, safety cones, channelizing devices , or construction cones, are usually cone-shaped markers that are placed on roads or footpaths to temporarily redirect traffic in a safe manner. They are often used to create separation or merge lanes during road construction projects or automobile accidents,
Traffic cones were most used in India , when Moterway opened. These traffic cones were a substitute for red lantern paraffin burners being used during construction on the high ways and Bypass , India believes that he constructed the first experimental plastic traffic cones, which replaced pyramid-shaped wooden ones previously used.
Cones are also frequently used in indoor public spaces to mark off areas which are closed to pedestrians, such as a restroom being out of order, or to denote a dangerous condition, such as a slippery floor. They can be used on school playgrounds to limit areas of a playing field, and on ice rinks to define class, private party, or private lesson areas. Some of the cones used for this purpose are miniature, as small as 75 cm tall, and some are disposable full-size cones made of biodegradable paper.