roof sign

roof sign

A board, poster, lighting display, or the like, erected and maintained on or above the roof of a building, usually to advertise or impart information.
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Taxis are either black with a white bonnet or are "London taxi-type vehicles" which display a roof sign, and can be hailed in the street or picked up on a taxi rank and drivers' must use the meter to calculate the fare - providing the fare begins and ends in the Cardiff boundary.
Yassir Mahmood was waiting for passengers outside a Stourbridge nightclub after 4am on Sunday when two men took off his roof sign.
The flagship building is topped by a seven-metre-wide illuminated Mazda roof sign that can be seen by the 140,000 vehicles a day that use the Dartford Crossing.
A line from the shadow on the 8th-floor windows of the Loew's Building to the Astor Roof sign would point to the upper limb of the Sun being at azimuth 270[degrees] (exactly due west) and at an altitude of +22.7[degrees].
The Zoning Board also approved a roof sign for the new Clinton Savings Bank, but not without discussion.
"Taxis in Denbighshire have a roof sign and yellow plates fitted to the rear and front bumpers.
Workers remove a roof sign from the Paradise Restaurant, in preparation for the arrival of Tropical Storm Gustav, in George Town, Grand Cayman Island
A favorite game was to watch the Manchester skyline and shout "Pandora!" when the mill's iconic roof sign came into view.
ALL taxis licensed by Berwick-upon-Tweed Borough Council will have to display a yellow and black roof sign from April 1.
The Police Zephyr (above) was fitted with the Zodiac 3-litre V6 engine, a special calibrated speedometer, a bell, alternating horns, roof beacon, roof sign, boot lid sign and mounting points for a radio hand set.
His pounds 3,000 claim covers the cost of his car, roof sign, radio and lost earnings.