This article was edited on 7 August 2020 following feedback from commentators
Yellow lines have been with us since the late 1950s, but were first officially codified in the Traffic Signs Regulations & General Directions in 1964. 1,216 more words
The completion of the Preston Bypass provided some useful lessons in motorway signing.
Firstly it was realised that mounting signs on scaffolding was a bad idea – the final report even goes so far as to describe them as “frankly temporary”, and the more familiar tapered concrete supports that lasted until the 1990s developed from this point. 2,098 more words
Last month I was invited to provide a presentation to the IHE Traffic Signs Panel once more, and this year I focused on a problem that causes numerous difficulties for both managers of highway networks and the railway system alike. 1,162 more words