Reducing sign clutter (TAL 01/13)

Advice on the removal of unnecessary traffic signs to highway authorities in Great Britain.


Reducing sign clutter

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Over-provision of traffic signs can have a detrimental impact on the environment and can dilute more important messages if resulting in information overload for drivers. This leaflet, gives practical advice on reducing sign clutter. It emphasises that designers should use their engineering judgement and local knowledge to complement guidance to ensure signing solutions are effective.

Published 2 January 2013