Road signs have several purposes and the most obvious one is to prevent us from getting lost. They deter us from potentially dangerous situations, as well as, guide us to alternative routes. They are used all over the world and help break down cultural and language barriers while travelling. There are many roles road signs perform in order to keep us safe and secure while driving.

This graphic shows the many ways road signs have helped us get to our destinations over the years.

This infographic from Europe Car comes to us via Indianapolis Buick and explores “The Story behind Road Signs”. Click to enlarge.

The Story behind Road Signs
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