The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) requires you to install traffic signs made of reflective sheeting material for all roads open to public use on your property. This material is essential to the nighttime visibility of traffic signs. All traffic signs need to fulfill the size, reflectivity, mounting height, and design requirements specified by the FHWA for safety.
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Traffic and civil engineers have many safety concerns to consider when designing or changing the layout of roads and streets around us. You will often find cyclist and pedestrian safety at the top of their list for every project. One of the ways to address this concern is with speed reduction, formerly known as traffic calming. Engineers use physical design—such as the narrowing of roads and installation of speed bumps—to slow traffic down around people and increase their safety around motorists.
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When considering installing custom signage, the safest place to start researching is local DOT guidelines and regulations. There are certain regulations that must be adhered to, in addition to local regulations you must follow. If you live in an area which has a housing authority, then check to make sure that signs are allowed to be placed before placing one. Once you determine whether you are allowed to place a "slow children at play sign" then you must consider which type is the best. There are a few things to consider when deciding to install "slow children at play" signs.
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There are often laws that require drivers to slow down and follow lane changes and other specific directions when moving a vehicle through an area under construction. Delineators are key tools used to direct traffic and caution drivers in construction zones