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Don’t Sack the Sign

We’ve all seen the drivers who blatantly ignore the flashing yellow lights that notify drivers they need to slow down in school zones. Whatever the reason for their actions, it’s an issue that we likely won’t be able to fully solve until we’re all using self-driving cars, or until a hero comes along. Sam Balto ...

Can You See That Sign Now?

Motorists in Lauderdale County, Alabama will soon discover the eye catching safety benefits of newly installed reflective strips on sign posts across the county. Over the past few months the Lauderdale County Road Department has been installing prismatic reflective strips on all traffic sign posts, starting with those ...

Iceland’s 3D Crosswalk

Following the lead of Tbilisi in Georgia, New Delhi in India, and several Chinese cities, Ísafjörður in Iceland is experimenting with a floating zebra crossing. The crosswalk, painted at an intersection on a one-way road, gives the illusion of being three dimensional. The visual disorientation is designed to slow ...

Custom Signs for the Holidays

The holiday season is right around the corner so naturally, now is the time that you’ll want to start thinking about all of those presents you’ll be handing out to family and friends. For those looking to get a sign made, SafetySign.com makes it easy to get the custom signs that you’re looking for. Our website ...

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week ...

The National Sleep Foundation is observing Drowsy Driving Prevention Week from November 5-12. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that there is an average of 83,000 crashes per year due to drowsy driving. Even more importantly, their data indicates that those accidents are responsible for over ...

Oklahoma’s Left Lane Ban

Most states have a “Left Lane Law” requiring that drivers in the left lane of a multilane road should move to the right when a faster vehicle approaches. Oklahoma has taken things a step further, banning traffic from the lane completely unless passing slower vehicles. Driving in the left lane without passing other ...

Choosing the Right Hardware Do ...

“I’ve got the sign that I need but I’m not sure what hardware I should get to mount my sign.”  That’s a familiar concern we hear a lot from our customers and we understand it. There are a lot of options for hardware and it can get confusing as to which one to choose, but that’s why we’re here. The ...

Old Signs Become New Household ...

When it comes time for a township or city to replace old street name signs, you might wonder what they do with all of the old signs.  In some cases the town or city will try to recycle them. In others, the city will take the street signs that are in best condition and try to sell them to the public. The city of South ...
Deer Crossing Sign

Oh Deer!

A recent e-mail from AAA is warning drivers to be aware of increased deer activity. Deer mating season begins in October, and that leads to an uptick in collisions through October, November and December. The number of accidents in some states doubles or even triples at this time of year. Drivers are not only at risk ...

A Costly Lesson in Accessibili ...

Complying with ADA requirements isn’t as simple as just tossing up a few handicap parking signs, as the town of Upton, MA has learned the hard way. When the town decided to build a new parking lot at the top of a steep hill in Kiwanis Beach, it was with the best intentions of providing accessibility to the athletic ...