British Road Signs

Road signs in the United Kingdom conform broadly to European norms, though a number of signs are unique and direction signs omit European route numbers.There is a vast range of signs in use on British roads, from directional sign posts, to signs warning of possible hazards ahead, and regulatory signs instructing motorists to perform certain actions.
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  • What Road Signs Say About Human Perception

    … graphic designers Jock Kinneir and Margaret Calvert famously redesigned and standardized the British road signs in the early 1960s, their decision to move away from all capitalized letters drew criticism. But they were adamant in their decision. “The actual word shape was the most distinctive thing because if you had Birmingham in capitals, from…

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