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How do I warn about natural hazards on campgrounds?

How do I warn about natural hazards on campgrounds?

Here’s another question we’ve gotten. Just what are the best practices to warn campers of potential hazards at your campground? According to the 2017 North American Camping Report, camping is a growing industry, with about 61% of households in the United States being active campers. With more people going camping, it also raises the possibility […]

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Can you sue if you get hit by a foul ball?

Can you sue if you get hit by a foul ball?

Foul balls in baseball, car crashes in NASCAR, rogue pucks in hockey: what do they all have in common?  They’re all hazards to spectators at sporting events.  For most businesses, known, dangerous conditions are the business’ responsibility.  But that’s not the case with sporting events, in general.  This rule comes from baseball. At the turn […]

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The fading beauty of ghost signs

The fading beauty of ghost signs

Have you ever walked past a building and noticed an old, hand-painted advertisement slowly fading away? It may be fading and difficult to read, but it is still visible. This is called a  “ghost sign”. Usually, they are kept for sentimental purposes or simply if the owner doesn’t care to have it removed. Many ghost […]

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Accident in Parking Lot – Who’s Liable?

Accident in Parking Lot – Who’s Liable?

There is a lot of legalese you see every day. For instance, if there’s a parking lot sign saying “Management is not responsible for damage to your car or its contents”– does it actually mean the management isn’t responsible? Do these signs actually establish legal obligations? Here’s the answer. Usually, parking lot owners aren’t responsible […]

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Road safety in inclement weather (Infographic)

Road safety in inclement weather (Infographic)

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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Funny Sign Friday Round-Up

Funny Sign Friday Round-Up

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

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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