Road signs

Look again at motorway junction signs, watchdog says


The transport watchdog has recommended that junction numbers on motorway signs should be moved to cut crashes at junctions.

Leading sign software updated for upcoming Govt guidance


New versions of what is thought the UK's most popular sign face and sign structure design software include all changes needed for the forthcoming Traffic Signs Manual revision.

Drivers failing to understand road signs


One in five road signs are not understood by UK drivers, according to research carried out by automotive servicing and repair company Kwik Fit.

Taskforce set up to remove pointless road signs


Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has set up a new taskforce to deal with pointless road signs.

Road signs tested on Isle of Wight


Island Roads, the highways service provider working on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, has recently invested in a retro-reflectometer to carry out visibility tests on road signs.

Transport Secretary tours road sign factory


Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin was given a tour of the Royal British Legion Industries’ new road and rails sign printing facility earlier this week.

New signs give warm welcome to Scotland visitors


New border road signs that will highlight major 2014 events will greet visitors to Scotland.

Number of road signs could be reduced


The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced new plans to allow local councils the freedom to cut down the number of road markings and signs in the UK.

Student designs new road sign


A Nottingham Trent University student has designed new hologram road signs that ‘pulse’ at drivers.

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