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Motorcycle Safety Month

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As May draws to a close so does Motorcycle Safety Month, and as bikes hits the road for the sun shine of summer we wanted to take one last opportunity to ...
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Dancing Traffic Zebras are Grabbing International Attention

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Pedestrians crossing the street are constantly having problems with visibility, but in the Bolivian city of La Paz it is pretty hard to miss them. That is ...
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Bicycle Road Signs

Safety Signs Are Donated In Memory of Late Cyclist

Friends and work colleagues of David Burke, a cyclist from Connecticut who died last year in a bike accident, have donated bike safety signs to the places where he lived and rode his bike. The signs display the message “3 Feet – It’s the Law,” referring to the amount of space drivers are to give bicyclists ...

Safety Tips for Handling Hazardous Chemicals

If you have job that requires you to handle or mix chemicals, such as a Medical Laboratory Technician, it’s important to know how to safely use and store chemical materials. Here is a simple checklist of reminders when handling toxic chemicals in a professional setting. Protect Yourself First Use personal protection ...

Safety News: Inexperienced Hires in Construction Work

While safety measures have improved for construction work, there are still a great many hazards especially when hiring inexperienced workers. The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) reported that many construction firms that will be planning on hiring in 2017. However, fulfilling this demand with ...

Motorcycle Safety Tips

As the weather begins to warm up, you may notice that motorcyclists will be sharing the road with other cars.  A few weeks ago, we wrote about Safe Bicycling Practices, so today we thought we’d talk about safety tips for those who ride motorcycles. Check Your Motorcycle Is The Right Size A motorbike that fits well ...

How to Drive Safely In Bottleneck Traffic

Using GPS technology, the trucking industry has found the 100 worst traffic bottlenecks on highways in the USA. While this information is very helpful for understanding where our funding of infrastructure needs to go, we here at SafetySign thought it might help to provide you with a tip for how to maneuver ...

Distracted Driving Awareness Month For Workplace Safety

Distracted Driving Awareness Month is in April and with it comes The National Safety Council’s (NSC) message of safe driving practices. The NSC reported that cell phone use while driving leads to 1.6 million car crashes per year. Even hands-free devices can lead to distracted driving. They urge drivers to remember ...

Safety Improvements for Houston’s Trains

With the recent death of two people being struck by the Metro light rail train this year, transit officials are looking into how they can increase safety for bicyclists and pedestrians. Houston’s Metro  light rail trains are getting outfitted with more safety features after it was reported last year that they ...

The Difference In Stop Sign Reflectivity Materials

Our new video explains the differences between the various reflective materials we offer for our MUTCD Stop Signs and the use cases for each. Visit our MUTCD Stop Signs at SafetySign.com for more information about our reflective ...

Nevada’s Highway Signs Receive an Upgrade

Nevada’s Department of Transportation (NDOT) is giving their freeway’s an upgrade by installing 52 Active Traffic Management (ATM) signs on portions of U.S. 95 and Interstate 15. These new ATM signs are part of “Project Neon“, a nearly $1 billion investment in infrastructure. Project Neon will ...

Safe Bicycling Practices

Road Safety Reminders for Bikers As the weather starts warming up, chances are you’ll be sharing the road other bike enthusiasts and drivers too. Here are some safety tips to remember whether you’re on a bike or driving a car from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Plan your attire ...