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Sign Industry News — Stop Sign

What's the deal with the Retroreflectivity of my Signs?

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What's the deal with the Retroreflectivity of my Signs?

Read our blog to find out which Retroreflectivity is right for your Signage and the different 3M Sheeting we use on our Signs.

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MUTCD Regulations

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MUTCD Regulations

  What is the MUTCD? The MUTCD is the Manual on Uniform and Traffic Control Devices which is published by the Federal Highway Administration. The MUTCD is the set of regulations used for our roads and highways to ensure uniformity and increase safety measures.   What is impacted by the MUTCD? Any sign that is intended for roadways must follow all MUTCD standards. Any traffic control device, road markings, highway signs, traffic signals and any type of sign seen by drivers, bikers or pedestrians on public roads, private roads, bike paths, highways and any road that the public has access...

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The History of the Stop Sign

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The History of the Stop Sign

The Stop Sign, something we come across everyday and annoys many of us. Especially, when there is not a single car or person on the road when we pull up to one. The Stop Sign came to existence in Detroit, Michigan in 1915. It was originally Black lettering on a White background and was smaller than the signs you see today. Back then, signs were only 24x24 compared to the 30x30 standards of signs today. In fact, the first stop sign was not even an octagon, it was a square.  The Octagon shape didn’t come into existence until 1935 when...

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Why Choosing the Right Reflectivity on Your Sign Can Lead to Saving Lives

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Why Choosing the Right Reflectivity on Your Sign Can Lead to Saving Lives

It is a natural phenomenon that as we get older our eyesight will deteriorate. Especially, as we approach the age of 65. People over the age of 65 are at the most risk of getting in an accident. It is our job to help make our roads safer for not only the elderly population, but for everyone.  Only 25% of time spent driving is done at night, yet over half of the accidents happen during this time period. You’re probably asking yourself, how can this be the case and what can I do to help? Well, one of the largest...

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