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INFORMATION SIGNS

Information signs provide general information to a road user related to the road ahead and other general information.  Information signs also include supplementary plates (secondary signs), mounted underneath other types of road signs, indicating additional information.

EXAMPLE: temporary information signs

Information signs are usually mounted on poles or structures next to the roadway.

Shape:  Various

Colours:  Various

Some information signs have a temporary version with a yellow background and black writing, symbols and border.  Temporary information signs would be displayed where circumstances on the road have changed temporarily and have equal importance to that of the standard versions of information signs.





Name:

Count Down (IN1, IN2, IN3)

Where:

On the left-hand side of any road.

Purpose:

To inform you that there is an exit from the road that you are traveling on and to indicate the count down to such exit e.g. in about 300m (IN3), 200m (IN2) and 100m (IN1) ahead.

Action:

If you intend to use the exit, position your vehicle in the correct lane and indicate (signal) your intention to leave the road you are traveling on.
If possible, enter the exit at the same speed as the maximum speed for that road.





Name:

Cul-De-Sac (IN4, IN5, IN6)

Where:

On the left-hand side of any road.

Purpose:

To inform you that the road ahead or the road to the left or right ends.
The red line indicates a dead end (cul-de-sac).

Action:

Do not turn in at such a road unless you are going to a destination in the road that ends.





Name:

Right Of Way (IN7)

Where:

On any road.

Purpose:

To inform you that you have the right of way at the intersection ahead.

Action:

Do not slow down unnecessarily, but make sure that other traffic will yield.





Name:

Park And Ride (IN10)

Where:

At the entrance to a parking area.

Purpose:

To inform you of the existence of a park and ride terminus that has a bus/train stop (IN10) service.

Action:

Stop in this parking area if you want to reach your destination using other transport.






Name:

Supplementary Plates (IN11.1 - IN11.5)

Where:

Beneath other road signs.

Purpose:

To give additional information about the primary road sign.

Action:

Pay attention to these signs as they give additional information, e.g. to indicate what a safe (recommended) driving speed would be, for how far a sign is applicable, etc.





Name:

Information Center (IN12)

Where:

Next to the entrance of a parking area or in the top right-hand or top left-hand corner of a notice board.

Purpose:

To inform you of the existence of an information office, information kiosk or notice board.

Action:

You can obtain information about the local area where this sign is displayed.





Name:

Coordinated Traffic Signals (IN14)

Where:

On the left-hand side of the carriageway (road) before an intersection.

Purpose:

To inform you that the traffic signals on this route are coordinated and that the signals will be green at all the subsequent intersections if you maintain the indicated speed.

Action:

If possible, maintain the recommended speed. However, make sure that it is safe to enter every intersection and look out for drivers that do not yield or stop.

The speed indicated is a recommendation and not a speed limit.





Name:

Multi-Phase Traffic Signals (IN15)

Where:

At intersections on the same pole as a traffic signal (traffic light/robot), under the signal head.

Purpose:

To point out that the signals (traffic lights) at this intersection does not follow the normal sequence. With the normal traffic light sequence you would expect that the signal in your direction will change to green after the signal for cross traffic turns to red. At this intersection your signal may remain red whilst the signal in the opposite direction (approaching traffic) changes to green, allowing vehicles to turn across the roadway on a green arrow, for example.

Action:

Do not move off when approaching traffic moves off. Wait until your signal (traffic light) turns green.
The sequence of the traffic signals at this intersection can be different during normal and during peak times.





Name:

Modal Transfer (IN19)

Where:

On the left-hand side of any road.

Purpose:

To show that there is a transport modal transfer point or terminus nearby where passengers may change their mode of transport.

Action:

Make sure that it is safe to slow down and stop to drop someone off or pick someone up.  Also look out for pedestrians who may cross the road.

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