Traffic Signs

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Road signs can be placed into 4 categories: regulatory signs, warning signs, guide signs, construction/temporary signs.

  • Regulatory and Informative Signs

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    Remind road users of specific rules that apply where they are posted in each traffic situation

  • Warning Signs

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    Background colour is yellow
    Indicate possible danger on the roadway
    Diamond shapes indicate “up ahead”

  • Guide Signs

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    Background colours are blue+red, green, blue or brown
    Provide information (route markers, directions, points of interest etc)

  • Construction/Temporary Signs

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    Background colour is orange
    Indicate road repairs, detours, special road closures
    Diamond shapes indicate “up ahead”