Traffic control signs, also known as regulatory signs, direct motorists navigating your parking lots, driveways, loading docks, and entryways. As opposed to warning and guide signage, traffic control signage informs drivers of penalties, laws, and rules that must be followed to secure safe passage for all vehicles.
Traffic control signs must meet regulatory standards set forth by your state’s Department of Transportation (DOT) and the federal Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. Despite the granularity of both agencies’ requirements, a degree of customizability is available from the pros at Image360 Baltimore-White Marsh.
We understand the number of traffic safety signs can vary based on the needs of your business. A working knowledge of the assorted types available can help inform your eventual decision and speed up the consultation process.
What are the most common types of traffic control signs?
Requirements for Regulatory Signs
Always check with your state government before deciding on the attributes of the traffic control signage for your lot or loading dock. Chapter 2B of the Manual of Traffic Signs contains charted information on the exact dimensions you’ll need to adhere to for each variation of sign.
Stop signs should only be employed when a less frequented road intersects with a high-traffic roadway. At a bare minimum, one should be placed for drivers exiting your parking lot and merging onto the street.
Miscellaneous signage informing visitors of penalties, such as fines and towing, have more leeway as far as text, colors, and typography is concerned. Image360 Baltimore-White Marsh can collaborate with you to find the ideal design for signage addressing parking, loitering, smoking, and other concerns.
Now that you have an excellent understanding of the many ways traffic control signs can address your business’s unique challenges, let’s move forward.
Ready to take the next step with traffic control signs?
Contact us today and set up a consultation. We’ll discuss your needs and find the solution best-suited to your business. You can count on Image360 Baltimore-White Marsh for measurement, design concepts and permitting (when required) as well as mounting or installation. Every location is a local source for custom graphics, signage and displays. Second-to-none in delivery time and quality signs, at Image360 Baltimore-White Marsh, we take regulatory signage seriously.