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Towns Continue to See Value in ...

The reflective address sign has become a staple of rural America it seems, and for good reason.  With homes scattered about the landscape and house numbers being difficult to see on mailboxes, there was a need for a better solution.  That solution is what is commonly referred to now as the 911 address sign; a large ...

City Hopes Swimming Safety Sig ...

After several people were recovered and rescued this summer in the Chattahoochee River, the city of Columbus, Georgia is posting more safety signs near the river to try and prevent the need for these water rescues. Columbus has a City Ordinance that requires everyone to wear personal flotation devices in the ...

Importance of FDC Signs

Last week at the University of Vermont’s central campus, a fire broke out causing extensive damage to Torrey Hall.  The fire which engulfed the upper floors of Torrey Hall looks to have been caused by construction workers who were soldering copper during the course of their renovation project.  The fire spread ...

LED Paddles Protecting Schoolc ...

A number of towns and counties have begun rolling out pilot programs that distribute handheld stop signs with LED lights to school crossing guards.  It’s thought that these signs have increased visibility, particularly in sun glare or inclement weather. Studies have also shown that LED signs do in fact result in ...

Residents Push For Stricter Pa ...

Redington Beach, Florida is learning first hand that the message and placement of their Permit Parking signs is just as important as posting the signs to begin with. The town has been having issues with the parking situation near Beach Park, leading residents to complain that beachgoers were taking parking away from ...

Traffic Signs Are Not D.I.Y. P ...

From Virginia to China, hanging your own traffic signs is illegal. That doesn’t mean people haven’t tried it. Homeowners in Virginia Beach have taken it upon themselves to try to keep beachgoers from parking in front of their homes. They’ve been hanging illegal No Parking signs, which are not enforceable on ...

Keeping Pedestrians Safe the C ...

Police in Ramapo, NY issued 19 summonses to pedestrians in a single day last week. It was part of a larger pedestrian safety effort focused on awareness and education. Most of the violations were for failures to obey lights and crosswalks.   In Ann Arbor, MI police took a different tact last month, issuing more ...

A New Twist on Highway Signs

One of the biggest challenges in the world of signage is making sure your message doesn’t get stale. If your intended audience stops noticing your signs, it could lead to dangerous or potentially fatal results.   In an effort to keep their highway warnings fresh and engaging, many states have been experimenting ...

The Global Growth of PPE

The Global Growth of PPE   Recent reports have predicted staggering growth in the Personal Protective Equipment market over the next few years. These reports project global figures as high as $56 billion by 2021 or $71 billion by 2024. The PPE category covers a wide variety of equipment, including eye protection, ...

National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month for the National Safety Council, reminding us there are many ways we can hurt ourselves at work if we are not careful. One thing the National Safety Council is concentrating on to help prevent injuries and keep yourself and others safe is focus and attention. Too often accidents happen ...