Traffic signs and signals are as important as the roads themselves. They help us to get around, control traffic and provide us with instructions to keep us safe whilst driving, walking or cycling.
A history of road signs
A brief history of the development of the country's road signage, from the earliest waywarks to the current designs.
The signage system
A brief overview of the British road signage system.
Examples of some of the most common road signs on the road network.
A look at the history of the traffic signal and the types of signals used.
Devon's road signage system
The story of how a county manage to sign roads according to how suitable they were.
A look at those traditional road signs that can be found up and down the country.
Road sign typefaces
The different typefaces used on road signs and markings, and you can use them too.
The various types of enforcement devices used to detect motoring offences.
The history of the brown sign, and they weren't always that colour...
Variable message signs
A guide to the electronic signs used on the motorway network.