Tag Archives: Directional Signage

Somerset Council Claims Priorities For Road Signs Need To Change

Somerset County Council has stated that, due to funding cuts from central government, the county has had to reassess its priority for spending on road signs. The council said that, due to budget cuts, it needed to prioritise the “small budget for highways signs towards mandatory hazard and safety signs”, rather than directional signage. Speaking to the Wellington Weekly News, Clayhidon parish councillor Alison Weekes Read More →

Online Access Guides Produced For NHS Properties

NHS Property Services has partnered with DisabledGo to produce a series of access guides covering a number of its hospitals and other sites, to give people detailed information about how accessible different sites are. Among the information included in the guides is information about walking distances to toilets, hearing assistance and signage. They also cover information about car parks, other transport options to get to Read More →

Broken Signage To Blame For Road Traffic Accidents

When used correctly, directional signage can help road users and pedestrians stay safe on their journeys. However, recent findings show they can also account for many injuries when not properly maintained. Analysis of road traffic data from the Department for Transport (DfT) showed 36 motoring injuries have occurred in Hull and East Riding since 2010 due to broken road signs, markings and traffic lights, the Read More →

Call Made For Improved Cycle Route Directional Signage

A call has been made for directional signage along a cycle route in Oxford to be improved after two local politicians found themselves in an altercation with a member of the general public who happened to be walking on the same path that they were cycling down. Craig Simmons, Green Party councillor, was on his bike with former Lord Mayor Elise Benjamin going down Harley Read More →