Road signs provide visual information to help control and regulate the flow of traffic and help to keep you and other road users safe.It is an important thing to notice in dubai because:
road networks are becoming more complex
traffic volumes are increasing
the number of visitors to Dubai who are unfamiliar with the roads is increasing each year.
road signs are placed on, over or next to a public road where they: 1. fulfill an important need 2. Command attention 3.Provide a clear and simple message 4.Provide sufficient time for road users to respond appropriately.
road signs provide information to road users in three ways:
As a regulation or road law (which must be obeyed by law), As a warning As a guide.
This is to control the action on the road by road users, what you can do or should not do, You should obey them always.
Various types of regulatory signs are:
This is alert the users for possible hazards they may see on the road. There are three types.
Guide signs use to provide direction. they include information about route numbers, street names and destinations and are generally in both Arabic and English.