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Everything you need to know about accessible parking spaces

Everything you need to know about accessible parking spaces

| December 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Accessible parking spaces are mandatory for all parking facilities on a site, including garages and lots, a regulation required by the ADA Standards for Accessible Design. Businesses and privately owned facilities that provide some kind of goods or services much also remove barriers to access in existing lots. How many accessible spaces should there be? […]

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Road safety in inclement weather (Infographic)

Road safety in inclement weather (Infographic)

| December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Winter driving can be dangerous, especially in areas that expect an abundance of snowfall and inclement weather. Every year, thousands of people are injured in vehicle crashes that occur in snowy or icy conditions. It’s important to be prepared and take extra precautions on the road when dealing with wintry weather. We created the following […]

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California updates Proposition 65 warnings for facilities

California updates Proposition 65 warnings for facilities

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

California state regulators have updated the Proposition 65 warnings that are required for use in commercial and industrial spaces.  Proposition 65 says, “No person in the course of doing business shall knowingly and intentionally expose any individual to a chemical known to the state to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity without first giving a clear […]

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Drive safely during the holidays: A reminder from SmartSign

Drive safely during the holidays: A reminder from SmartSign

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The holiday season is a time for family get-togethers, office parties and socializing with friends. Usually, this means that there is alcohol involved and combined with the peak in travelling, this makes for a more dangerous time on the road. Statistics show that there is an increase in DUI offenses and alcohol-related traffic incidents during […]

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Funny Sign Friday Round-Up

Funny Sign Friday Round-Up

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

At SmartSign, we have you covered with any type of signage you may need – road traffic, parking, security, custom, humorous, dog poop; you name it, we have it! Whether you are a fan of funny signs or are just having a bad day and need a good laugh, here is a roundup of some of […]

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The reason behind different sign shapes

The reason behind different sign shapes

| November 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Traffic signs appear in many shapes, like octagons and pentagons, ovals and circles, squares and rectangles. This mix-and-match system allows for a different message to be sent to the brain for each kind of sign. A different message is conveyed for each type of sign and once our brain notices the pattern, that message is […]

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How to get a handicap parking permit in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania

How to get a handicap parking permit in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Have you ever wondered how to get a handicap parking permit in your state? Under federal law, anyone with a wide range of challenges is entitles to accessible parking. This can include people who are in recovery from short-term injuries or illnesses, and are eligible for temporary handicap parking permits. Below, we outline how to […]

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