Description:

Where you put warning labels is important. Here is a comparison that should make the point:
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This vehicle has a warning label on the front bumper indicating the required clearance. When the driver is entering the low packing garage, how useful will this be?
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This vehicle has the clearance information posted on the post beside the windshield with reflective lettering. Which is better, this one or the other? Hmmm... Think hard. I'll let you decide.

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Mistake-proofing category: Mistake prevention in the work environment
Setting function: information enhancement
Regulatory function: Sensory Alert
Source: Off-the-shelf

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Secondary Problems (side effects, weakness or concerns) with this example:

  • distracts the driver all the time, not just when parking

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Parking Garage example