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ROUTE MARKER SIGNS

Route markers are guidance signs that identify a particular route or the direction to follow to reach such route and could be indicated by a route number or symbol, often accompanied by arrows pointing you in the correct direction.

Shape:  Rectangular

Colours:  Blue, green, brown or orange.

Route markers could have a temporary version of the sign which will be indicated by yellow colours.





Name:

Advance Trailblazer (GE2)

Where:

On the left-hand side of a road.

Purpose:

To point out the direction you must follow to reach the more important route, often a freeway.

Action:

Follow the traffic signs if you want to join the more important route and look out for the next trailblazer that follows, which will display a direct arrow on the sign and is usually situated on the far left-hand corner of an intersection.





Name:

Advance Transport Trailblazer (GE9)

Where:

On the left-hand side of any road which is not a freeway.

Purpose:

To point out the direction of a transport terminus from a route that would otherwise have taken you past a harbour, train or bus terminus, airport, airport or helipad.

Action:

Follow the traffic sign if you want to go to the terminus and look out for the transport trailblazer that follows, which will display a direct arrow on the sign and is usually situated on the far left-hand corner of an intersection.





Name:

Map-type Advance Trailblazer (GE11)

Where:

On the left-hand side of any road where two routes join the numbered route by means of a set of one-way carriageways.

Purpose:

To indicate that a route of equal or higher status can be entered from the road on which you are traveling.
This new route consists of a pair of one-way roadways.

Action:

You need to know before hand in which direction you want to travel e.g. North (N) or South (S).




National Route

Provincial Route

Regional Route

Metropolitan Route

Name:

Confirmation Route Marker

Where:

On numbered routes i.e. national routes, provincial routes, regional routes or metropolitan routes.

Purpose:

To confirm the number and status of the route on which you are traveling.

Action:

Make sure that the route you are traveling on is the route that you want to take to reach your destination.





Name:

Alternative Route Marker

Where:

At the intersection of toll and alternative routes.

Purpose:

To point out that a route other than the toll route can be followed.

Action:

Decide in advance whether you want to take the toll route or the alternative route.
If you want to take the alternative route, slow down for the intersection.
Remember that the alternative route is usually not of the same high standard as the toll route.





Name:

Pedal Cycle (Bicycle) Route Marker

Where:

On any road, except on freeways.

Purpose:

To indicate to cyclists and other road users that there is a special route for cyclists only.

Action:

Do not use this route if you are not riding a pedal cycle and look out for cyclists that could suddenly change direction to follow the cycle route.





Name:

Tourism Route Marker

Where:

On any road.

Purpose:

To indicate a route that leads to a tourist attraction or many tourist attractions.

Action:

Follow the road sign and this route if you want to go to the indicated tourist attraction.





Name:

SADC Route Marker (GE19.3)

Where:

On any road.

Purpose:

To indicate a route that leads to SADC countries (Southern African Democratic Countries), which includes all of our neighbouring countries.

Action:

Follow the traffic sign if you want to reach this route.

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