Funny and Interesting Road Signs
What is a Traffic Sign or Road Sign?
We find the following definition on Wikipedia:
"Traffic signs or road signs are signs erected at the side of roads to provide information to road users. With increasing speed of transport, the tendency is for countries to adopt pictorial signs or otherwise simplify and standardize signs, to facilitate international travel where language differences can create barriers and in general to reduce the risks in driving. Such pictorial signs use symbols in place of words and are usually a result of international standards. Such signs were first developed in Europe, and have been adopted by most countries to varying degrees." [Wikipedia]
Not all the signs we find next to our roads are serious and boring in focusing on safe driver behaviour. Some fascinate us in having a more “tongue –in- cheek” approach and may bring about a smile as well! Some signs are created with this exact purpose in mind, whilst others are unfortunately created without enough attention to detail and meaning...
Take a look at these funny roads in South Africa that are guaranteed to make you pay attention. These were shared by Bianca van der Bergh – Drive South Africa
Some funny signs in areas of farming activity
It is clear to see that these are some really funny road signs in South Africa - all the more reason to pay attention to them as they approach. Don't forget to buckle up, drive safely and have a fun-filled holiday in Southern Africa!