Road signs

British road signs star in New York exhibition

22/07/2021

The distinctive iconography of British road signs will be featured as part of an exhibition at the world-famous Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York this summer.

New signs point the way to vaccine roll-out

12/01/2021

The Department for Transport has published examples of new signs to guide traffic to COVID-19 vaccination centres in support of the national vaccination plan.

Look again at motorway junction signs, watchdog says

01/05/2019

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

13/08/2018

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

10/08/2016

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

28/08/2015

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

Road signs tested on Isle of Wight

12/01/2015

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

10/09/2014

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

08/05/2014

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

Number of road signs could be reduced

01/05/2014

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

05/06/2013

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

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