This is an example of a sign where they wanted to do everything at the same time and ended up doing nothing at all. Here we are warning of drones, bikes, pets, wind, night time and even scooters. This is a common mistake made by those who need to do a lot and see the task as being pretty easy.
We understand that signs may have a certain amount of potential liability attached to them. While a sign maker prints what’s ordered we also know we are often the final set of eyes between what was ordered and what was actually sought. This sign needed to be broken up into signs in a manner that makes some sense.
There are multiple references to things related to walking on or near the bridge. A single stand alone sign listing the rules and responsibilities for pedestrians such as the side of the bridge to walk on, the acceptable hours for walking, the stairs to use and warning regarding gusty winds. As far as warning about things with wheels create a sign that includes skateboards, rollerblades, scooters and bicycles.
Doing less with one sign typically allows you to do much more with additional signs. The minute a sign causes confusion is the same minute the average reader quits reading and moves on. This can be controlled in advance and can mean the difference between a sign that matters and a sign that is little more than a collection of words and pictures. The sign we attached gets a badly failing grade and lives as an example of what to not do,
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