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Parallel Parking Only Signs

Parallel Parking Only Sign

SKU# R7-5-2

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Parallel Parking Only Sign Details:

  • Sign is manufactured on durable rust-proof .080" aluminum
  • Pre-punched 3/8" mounting holes in top and bottom for easy installation.
  • Meets M.U.T.C.D. specifications for highway use.
  • See in our catalog on page 15.

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High Intensity Prismatic Reflective on .080" Aluminum:

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High Intensity Prismatic
High Intensity Prismatic
12" x 18" $34.54 $32.81 $31.09

Full Cube Prismatic Reflective on .080" Aluminum:

1 to 4 5 to 9 10 +
Full Cube Prismatic
Full Cube Prismatic
12" x 18" $44.77 $42.53 $40.29

Available Reflective Finishes:

High Intensity Prismatic Reflective Full Cube Prismatic Reflective
High Intensity Prismatic
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  • Most common reflective finish used for traffic signs
  • Meets federal minimum requirements
  • 10 Year Outdoor Durability
Full Cube Prismatic
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  • Brightest and most visible
  • Exceeds federal minimum requirements
  • 10 Year Outdoor Durability

Parallel Parking Only

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Sign Installation Hardware

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What is Parrallell parking?

Parallel parking is a method of parking a vehicle parallel to the road, in line with other parked vehicles. It's usually done in a spot between two parked cars. Here are the basic steps:

  • Align your car parallel to the car you intend to park behind, with about 2-3 feet distance between them.
  • Start reversing slowly, and once your rear wheels are aligned with the other car's back bumper, turn your steering wheel sharply towards the curb.
  • As your car enters the spot, begin to straighten the wheel when your front door passes the rear bumper of the forward car.
  • Continue reversing until your car's front door aligns with the rear bumper of the forward car, then turn your steering wheel sharply away from the curb.
  • Reverse and adjust as necessary, ensuring your car is parallel and close enough to the curb without touching it.
This maneuver can be difficult for inexperienced drivers and even some experienced ones, but with practice, it becomes much easier. Please note that the exact process may vary slightly depending on the vehicle's size and the amount of space available.

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MUTCD Sign Code #: R7-5-2
Shape: Vertical Rectangle
Available Sizes and Weights:Size: 12" x 18"; Ship Weight: 1.9 lbs
Available Styles:High Intensity Prismatic Reflective on .080" Aluminum
Full Cube Prismatic Reflective on .080" Aluminum
Full Description:

R7-5-2 have a white background color. The text and border are green and it is in the shape of a vertical rectangle.

Mounting Hole Placement: Mounting Hole Diagram for Parallel Parking Only Sign

Example Use:

On Main Street, a narrow lane nestled in the heart of the city, there lies the renowned 'Fresh Loaf Bakery.' Due to its immense popularity, visitors often search for parking, which can be challenging given the street's limited width. To ensure that traffic flows smoothly and that as many patrons as possible can park their vehicles, the city has placed 'Parallel Parking Only' signs along the curbside. These signs instruct drivers to align their cars parallel to the curb, maximizing the number of vehicles that can fit and preventing the obstruction that angled or perpendicular parking might cause. This arrangement allows customers to conveniently stop by the bakery while ensuring that the narrow street remains navigable for other motorists.