J. R. Higgins Associates, LLC is the leading manufacturer of Vehicle Rooftop Folding Signs.
For more than 30 years, our superior design has been the #1 choice of the industry.  Ask us.

Wide Load and Specialty Vehicle Signs

This is the original Vehicle Rooftop Sign for identifing Vehicles Used for Specialized Purposes:

Why our sign?

  • Aircraft Aluminum and Stainless Steel construction- NO Paint, NO other metal to Rust
  • Completely Designed, Engineered, and Backed by J. R. Higgins Associates... NOT a cheaply built, inferior copy
  • Proven, reliable quality with thousands on the road today and more than 30 years of satisfied customers


The Standard, Oversize Load Folding Sign is Model No. S122-0007
Available with Reflective Yellow Background, front and back


Custom Oversize Load Sign


Custom Oversize Load Sign


  • Signs can be raised and locked upright or folded and locked down when not in use.
  • The Easy-to-operate, Patented, Single-Handle Control System unlocks the sign from either position.
  • Signs are also available in a non-folding version.
  • Available with or without internal signboard illumination.
  • Available in Four-Light system (One red lamp each side) or Eight-Light system (One red lamp and one amber lamp each side).
  • RUST FREE, Constructed of Aluminum and Stainless Steel.
  • High-Brightness, Flashing Lamps alert traffic toward both the front and rear.
  • Structural aluminum guards help protect the lamps from damage.
  • Clamp-on Ski-Rack type installation and Bolt-to-Roof type installation options are available.
  • Simplified mounting and wiring with easy-to-understand instructions.
  • Colors, Materials, and Design meet applicable D.O.T. Standards.
  • Signs can be tailored to meet specific state or local regulations, as required.


Construction and Materials

  • Frame is all welded, structural aluminum.
  • Operating mechanisms are aluminum and stainless steel.
  • Mounting hardware and hinges are stainless steel and coated steel.
  • Lamps are ABS frame with seven-inch diameter, focused beam acrylic lenses - front and rear.
  • One-quarter inch thick rubber foot pads protect vehicle finish.
  • Lettering and coloring on non-internally illuminated sign are permanently silk-screened onto vinyl material with a permanent adhesive backing, and are laminated with a MYLAR covering. The material is applied to a one-piece formed aluminum panel.
  • Lettering on the internally illuminated sign is permanently silk-screened onto 1/8-inch thick, colored, translucent acrylic sheet.


  • Sign can be mounted on virtually any hard-style auto, truck, or van roof.
  • Hardware is supplied for either clamp-on ski-rack type or bolt-through-roof type installation. Detailed mounting instructions are provided.

Standard Dimensions

  • Upright: 10-1/2"H x 41-1/2"W
  • Folded: 3-1/4"H x 41-1/2"W

Order From:

898 Main Street
Acton, MA 01720-5865

978.266.1250 fax

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Limited Warranty

J. R. Higgins Associates will, for one year after the original date of purchase, replace, at no charge, all sign parts, except light bulbs and fuses, which fail as a result of defects in materials or workmanship and which are returned, shipping prepaid, to J. R. Higgins Associates.

We Partner With:

  • Mechanical Engineers and Designers looking for machinability, cost advice, or a source for quick turnaround of fixturing, prototype samples or production runs;
  • Buyers and Purchasing Managers in need of a flexible and dependable machined parts vendor who understands your pain points.

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Vehicle Signs

Our Vehicle Sign Division manufactures a wide range of industry-standard vehicle-rooftop signs.

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We encourage you to call or visit our facility, meet and speak with our people, and see what makes us different.

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