University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,

Center for Urban Transportation Studies (CUTS)

Odd traffic signs Web Page

Sometimes traffic signs have peculiar messages or symbols. They may be understood by people who live there, but to outsiders they are confusing or just "odd".

Here is a collection of some.

If you have any signs that you want to add, these should be actual road signs, not hand written or business signs email them to:

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New photos from E. Beimborn




New from France and Italy, Dave Eitel photos

From Canada, Florida Ohio and Minnesota, Don and Edward Beimborn photos

More new stuff, thanks to all who contributed

These were taken in Great Britian, photos by E. Beimborn

From Australia, photos by E. Beimborn

More from England, photos by E. Beimborn

From Ecuador, photos by Don Beimborn

USA signs

From Elsewhere

Other links

Signs of the times Photo Gallery from Stephanie Abrams

Road signs of the world
Attrition Image gallery
International signs Online

Ultimate guide to road signs

FHWA Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices

This page is maintained by Edward A Beimborn

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