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The Pandemic Has Had a Silver Lining for Some…

The pandemic has brought a lot to the table for so many, and some things (most things) have not been positive. It has affected pretty much everything that we are used to. Whether it is getting together with those you love or just spending time at events; COVID-19 has taken its toll on the way we spend time together. There is one area that has not been touched though – the construction on the roadways. Those who are in the Transportation Departments across the country know that construction on the…

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Remember These Safe Winter Driving Tips

Keeping yourself and others safe on the roadways is important. With our experience in the traffic industry, we’ve seen a lot of accidents happening because of poor winter driving conditions. You’re better able to keep yourself and others safe while on the roads if you’re aware of these tips. The Key Statistics According to FHWA over 17% of car accidents occur in snowy conditions. This leads to over 1,800 people dying every year due to the snow and ice. Over 150,000 car accidents occur every year due to icy road…

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ATSSA 2021 Convention and Traffic Expo

 As 2020 comes to a close, it is important to follow up on the conventions and events happening in the New Year. ATSSA is at it again with their 2021 Convention and Traffic Expo! This Expo is set to provide vital connections that those in this industry are in need of. With a lot to be said about the prevention and resources for work zone tragedies, increase your awareness but also make sure you’re doing your part to prevent these tragedies from happening. This is going to be the 51st…

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Walking Safe on the Sidewalks and Roads as a Pedestrian

Having to find out how to walk safely as a pedestrian on the sidewalks and roads is not something you’d think you’d ever have to do. Unfortunately, for so many pedestrians, this is not the case. Sadly, so many pedestrians end up seriously injured or even dead. According to statistics, the rate of pedestrian deaths and injuries is at the highest it has ever been since 1990. In 2018, a pedestrian died every 84 minutes on average. This is a whopping 17% of all traffic fatalities that happened for that…

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Plan for Safe Holiday Driving Conditions

The holidays are upon us and with that being said, it is important to keep safe holiday driving practices in mind. Whether you are going 20 minutes away or hours, you can reduce your speed, stay alert, and make sure you are driving safely. The holidays are a time of giving, cheer, thankfulness, and happiness. Slow down and enjoy the holiday season with your family. Safe Holiday Driving is Easy to Do Driving during the night can increase your chances of having an accident by over 50%. Make sure to…

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Work Zones are Confusing: Let’s Simplify Things Together

  Any construction or work zone can result in an accident. However, those that are poorly planned out and designed or that are confusing are much more likely to result in injuries and sometimes even death. Not only can this lead to a lawsuit, but it can mean workers lose their lives because of drivers not being able to understand the construction zone signs. Lawsuits with Negligence in Work Zones Those who have been in a wrongful death accident because of driving in a confusing construction zone are able to…

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Traffic Cones Fast

Traffic Cones Fast! Featuring our line of Black Based Cones 1-800-872-SIGN or Request a Quote here  Eastern Metal has cones for your next work project.  Various sizes, styles and accessories are available. Call to speak to one of our sales experts to get them shipped fast.  Nobody in the industry ships as fast as we do. The Black Base Cone creates a new class of traffic cones, designed for durability and made crash proof. The addition of the Black Base Cone rounds out the Work Area Protection cone line and…

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Common Traffic Signs and Their Importance – A Message from Eastern Metal Signs & Safety

Do you feel like you are familiar with traffic and road signs that you come across? Do you know the importance of them? You might be surprised at how many you might not know, especially if you haven’t come across many of them recently. Many drivers feel they are very familiar with these signs, especially since they might drive every single day. However, it is actually surprising how many people do not know a lot of traffic signs. Knowing what the signs mean, many accidents can be avoided. Ways to…

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Signs Designed-Fabricated-Installed.

Signs Designed, Fabricated and Installed First Heritage Federal Credit Union Signs and Displays in Corning NY.  Fabricated and installed by our custom team of graphic designers and fabrication professionals. Built in Elmira NY by Eastern Metal Signs and Safety, Custom and Commercial division. Installed on site by our team of fabricators and installers.   The illuminated sign really stands when driving through corning at night.  See our custom-commercial division for more completed work.

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Road Construction: Know the Statistics, Stay Alert

Safety in road construction zones is a serious issue and one that is not necessarily talked about regularly. The dangers are lurking there, and due to this; raising awareness, saving some lives, and spreading knowledge is the best thing that can be done. Learn more about the statistics, the initiatives that are currently being implemented on road construction safety. Further, your knowledge to make sure you slow down, pay attention, and save a life while driving in your vehicle. This can mean a lot to those who are working in…

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