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Traffic signs are used to inform and warn all participants in traffic. Old Rome was the first one who used traffic signs - milestones marking the distance of certain locations to Rome (and we all know 'All roads lead to Rome.'). These simple signs were practically the only traffic signs for many centuries. Additional signs informing about the direction of certain places and other informational signs were placed at crossroads and other important locations.

Only after Middle Age when traffic improved (roughly after the discovery of America) the speed of traffic improved so much some kind of standardization was needed. But first road signs (warnings about dangerous curves and steep hills were among first) were still hand made, their dimensions vary, colors and placements were not always logic, ... At the end of the 19th century, different organizations related to the traffic were formed and they started different campaigns aiming at additional safety at more and more hectic traffic.

Many steps were made before we came to this point where traffic signs are covered with illuminated plastic sheets and the construction of the pole and the sign is mounted on the slip base to reduce the possibility of injuries of drivers and passengers in the case of an accident.

pedestrian crossing ahead sign


Pedestrian crossing ahead

road narrows ahead roadsign


Road narrows ahead

road with priority traffic information


Road with priority traffic

speed hump ahead traffic sign


Speed hump ahead

two way traffic ahead sign

Two way traffic ahead

slippery when wet traffic sign

Slippery when wet

Of course not all road signs share the same shape.

Here is the meaning of shapes:

​​​​​​​round: warning, order
octagon; prohibition, stop
diamond: caution, warning
triangle (upside down): yield
triangle (equilateral): warning
rectangular hazard : information, regulation
crossbuck: railroad crossing
oval: welcome

bicycles only road sign


Bicycles only road sign

direction left only road sign


Direction left only

no bicycles road sign

No bicycles road sign

no motorcycles and cars road sign

No motorcycles and cars

no motor vehicles road sign


No motor vehicles road sign

roundabout traffic sign

Roandabout traffic

Colors have  more or less standardized meanings as well. Here are their meanings:
red: stop, demand, prohibit
black and white: regulation
yellow: warning
green: guidance
orange: hazard
brown: recreation and culture

bike route sign

Bicycle route

end of motorway section roadsign

End of motorway section

end of regulated highway roadsign

End of regulated highway

pedestrian crossing traffic sign

Pedestrian crossing

A few fun facts about roads and traffic signs:

  • A first electric traffic sign was installed on August 5, 1914, in Cleveland Ohio. It was not the first attempt to control traffic with lights. They tried that in London already in the 1860s but it was very soon.
  • First electric traffic signs had only green and red lights. Yellow as a warning was not added until 1920 in Detroit.
  • There is at least one scientific evidence to prefer red light for a stop. It has the longest wavelength what means it can be seen from farther distance giving the driver the fastest possible signal to use the breaks.It's hard to say how will the traffic light of the future look like. There are several experimental systems in use already. One is displaying news while the lights are red, trying to keep the attention of the drivers on the road, not on their smartphones. And there are some things that are trying to communicate with smart systems in cars, information about the speeds needed to avoid red light in the next crossroads.

give way after 150 m road sign

Give way (after 150 m) roadsign

loose stones on the road sign

Loose stones on the road

possible road queues traffic sign

Possible road queues

wild animal traffic sign

Wild animals road sign

workman ahead roadsign

Workman ahead

Did you know?

  • The line at the middle of the road, which was inspired by a milk car, was first made by Edward N. Hines (1870-1938). One of the other innovations was snow removal from public roads.
  • Carmel, Indiana, USA, replaced the majority of their traffic signs with roundabouts. Maintenance costs are now up to US $ 180,000 per year, traffic accidents down by 40% and fatal accidents by 90%.
  • Michael O'Leary, a millionaire, and CEO of airline Ryanair established his own taxicab company to get legal permission to use lanes, thus avoiding traffic jams. This company has only one cab so he can only use Michael O'Leary. Rich Russians are using a similar trick - they charge several hundred dollars per hour.
  • Right-hand traffic was introduced to Europe by Napoleon. There are two reasons for that: to annul already established, which is seen to be too aristocratic, and to avoid sword fighting on horseback.
  • Finland calculates fine traffic according to the income of the rule-breaker. This leader has been a leader in the management of the CEO who was speeding with 75 km per hour in 30 km per hour.

​​​​​​​If you need public domain images of road signs, try this address:


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The Cloud Control Panel™ (CCP) is an innovative cloud application management tool enabling you to launch new applications, purchase domain names, submit support requests and manage each application hosted with CloudAccess.net. The CCP is a custom-built software at the heart of our platform and there isn't another control panel like in the hosting industry.

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