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Making Roads Safer One Stop Si ...

Are crossing guards making our roads safer? A group of Toronto researches examined 11 years worth of data to answer that exact question. Their findings suggest that having a crossing guard in school zones reduces the number of pedestrians being hit in crosswalks. Only 14% of all accidents involving a car striking a ...

New Solar Panel Fire Departmen ...

All new for 2018, SafetySign.com is offering the Solar Panel Fire Department Signs now required in New Jersey. These new signs will help notify fire fighters of the presence of solar panels at the facility, much like truss signs which warn emergency responders of truss roof and floor structures which can be extremely ...

Who Owns the Road?

Do Not Enter signs usually indicate a safety risk like driving onto oncoming one-way traffic. One New Jersey town though, frustrated with traffic navigation apps directing drivers to the George Washington Bridge via local roads, has decided to try picking and choosing who is allowed to use the streets during morning ...

Snow Parking

The east coast is coming off the first big snow storm of the year. As inconvenient as it is to dig out your car, it would be even more inconvenient to find out your car wasn’t there under the huge mound of white powder. This is a good time to make sure you’re familiar and up to date with all of the snow parking ...

Utah’s Pedestrian Chalk ...

In an effort to reduce the number of pedestrians hit by cars and killed in Salt Lake City, the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has installed unique sidewalk signs that aim to grab the attention of pedestrians. One of the sidewalk signs reads “Your Life Is In Danger”, with each word on a separate section ...

The Cost of Pokemon Go

For about two months last year you couldn’t last 15 minutes without hearing “Pokemon Go.” Surely some stories were true, and some were embellished.  People walking into walls and poles. People falling off cliffs while playing.   A new study by economists at Purdue University attempts to place numbers on ...

Study Shows Drivers Can’ ...

HPI Ltd, a company that collects vehicle related data, recently conducted a study in the UK which asked participants to draw common traffic signs from memory in an effort to see how much drivers know.  The results of the test were disappointing to say the least. When asked to draw the “End of Motorway” sign, ...

Phoenix Offers No Trespassing ...

Phoenix police have made it easy for business owners, property owners, and winter visitors to deal with trespassers.  They are now accepting electronic submission of “Authority to Arrest” forms. These forms collect information about the property, be it a business, vacant lot, or unoccupied house, and grant the ...

Winter Is Upon Us

Winter is fast approaching and for many of us throughout the country that means it’s snow and ice season.  While snow can be a beautiful thing when you’re on vacation or sitting comfortably at home, it can wreak havoc on our roadways no matter how small the accumulation. It can also create slip and fall hazards ...

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 ...