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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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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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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

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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SmartSign donates all-gender restroom signs to Long Island Children’s Museum

SmartSign donates all-gender restroom signs to Long Island Children’s Museum

At SmartSign, we’re no stranger to being advocates for all-gender restroom signs. We have donated our signs to hundreds of schools, universities and nonprofit organizations. We want to be able to create a safe place for all gender identities and alleviate any confusion people may have when going to the restroom.  Beth Ann Balalaos, the […]

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The neon of New York City

The neon of New York City

New York City has long been known for its array of lights and neon signs. New York’s history with neon signage, however, has been nothing short of simple. In the 1930’s, neon signs were an integral part of the New York City landscape, representing the image of NYC as a “glamorous metropolis”. Neon signage was […]

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