Cars are funny. They always seem to want to stop where they’re wanted least: in fire lanes, in front of businesses, display windows, private property etc. What can you do? Luckily, There are signs that tell us where we cannot park and signs that tell us where we can park. Fact is, they are used to regulate parking lots, commercial or private lots and even businesses. They are necessary and they are useful. Thanks to no parking signs and reserved parking signs, restless cars will have to find other places to loiter.
What are Regulatory Parking Signs?
Regulatory Parking Signs can be as simple as a “No Parking” Sign or more complex as in providing instructions for parking and towing or defining entrance and exit routes in a parking lot or parking garage. There are even “park at your own risk, management not responsible“ signs. Basically, they are non-traffic signs making restrictions clearly visible to the public. Three of the most popular are listed below.
There are many occasions where reserved parking signs are necessary. For instance, a business might need to reserve parking for its customers, employees or managers. Church parking lots may need to reserve spaces for members of its congregation. Often schools, hospitals and other public businesses use reserved parking signs for staff.
More often than not, there are good reasons why there is no parking allowed in a particular spot. Sometimes it’s simply because there is a fire lane, emergency or delivery zone that cannot be blocked. However, in other situations it can be more difficult to understand. Nevertheless, when there is a no parking sign, it must be followed.
Disabled parking signs are easily recognized by most people and therefore, easy to enforce. While there are always people who are going to try to get away with using a parking space reserved for the handicapped, they are few and far between. Most people who see a parking sign with a wheelchair symbol recognize the image immediately.
All our parking signs are constructed of rust-free, heavy gauge, durable aluminum with 3M Engineer Grade Reflective sheeting and 3M inks. In fact, the quality is so high that 3M has rated them for at least 7 years of no-fade service. Plus we offer a way to double the working life of your no parking signs and reserved parking signs by adding 3M Protective Overlay Film (POF)! 3M’s high-tech POF protects sign faces against fading caused by the sun and harsh weather - and makes graffiti and sticker defacement damage easy to clear away without harsh abrasives.
No parking signs are a valuable tool for controlling parking lots, commercial or private lots. The better the sign, the more clear the restrictions are to the general public. They are used to enforce no parking as well as reserved parking and can be customized to direct cars or warn of risk. All signs are heavy-duty and available with 3M Protective Overlay Film.