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Funny Slow Down Signs Hit the ...

California Town Adds Humor to Pedestrian Safety No, it’s not Funny Sign Friday, but in Hayward, California, humor is getting its chance to make drivers aware of their unsafe habits. Via @CaraLiuKTVU on Twitter With signs that say,”Heads up! Cross the street, then update Facebook,” and ...

Are Bigger Street Signs Better ...

Larger Street Signs Installed to Improve Safety The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) recommends varied letter sizes for official street name signs based on how fast traffic is moving on these streets. Many drivers live in residential neighborhoods where the speed limit is 25 MPH or less. On these ...

Problems with No Parking Signs ...

Faults with No Parking Signs Raise DOT Issues No parking signs serve many important purposes beyond enforcing parking regulations. They are essential for alerting drivers to reserving parking, keeping fire zones clear, and much more. Recently, in Lincoln Park in Chicago, Illinois, a crosswalk near the ...

Special Traffic Signs Help to ...

Unique Traffic Signs Meet City’s Special Need Not all traffic signs are created equal. Official traffic signs have their size, shape, color, reflective quality, and other specifications all preset by either the federal or state Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). The MUTCD is an essential ...

Safe Routes to School Paths Gr ...

Pedestrian Safety Moves Forward in Minnesota Across the country, official traffic signs increase safety for both drivers and pedestrians. By giving advanced warning of potentially hazardous conditions and traffic patterns, restricting unsafe behavior, and by displaying important information, traffic signs regulate ...

James Brown Honored with Stree ...

Harlem Street Renamed for Famous Singer Image Via NY1.com James Brown Way is the newest street in New York City. The legendary singer and “Godfather of Soul” was posthumously honored by the city on Saturday during a ceremony that featured the Reverend Al Sharpton, Brown’s daughter Deanna Brown ...

Early Winter Weather Slows Roa ...

Snow and Cold Cease Construction The National Weather Service has just recorded freezing temperatures in every state. Yes, even in Hawaii, where on Mauna Kea, a 13,800 foot tall volcano, temperatures dropped below the freezing point. The unseasonably frigid temperatures aren’t the problem is some areas where ...

Voters Agree on Pedestrian Saf ...

Pedestrian Safety Measures Move Forward in San Francisco After San Francisco, California, saw 28 traffic related deaths of pedestrians and cyclists this year, the city’s voters spoke up last week at the polls. The city’s citizens voted in support of Proposition A, which drops $500 million into measures to ...

Funny Road Safety Signs Hit Bo ...

Humorous Highway Safety Signs Shown for Columbus Day Back in June, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation held a contest on their social media profiles that asked drivers for new safety slogans about seat belt use, road rage, and distracted driving. The contest, “DOTSpeak,” asked drivers to come ...

Social Street Signs in Newark

Street Signs from Artist Try to Increase Happiness SafetySign.com knows a thing or two about official street signs, and custom ones too. Artist Killy Kilford knows street signs too. Via Kilford’s Instagram account (@killykilford) Last year Kilford installed street signs all over New York City as part of his ...