The Plight of Roadworker

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The Plight of the Roadworker There is a wide range of reasons why roadworks may be necessary Repairing utilities such as gas, water, electricity, broadband Repairing Potholes in the Road Road Widening or road realignment New Infrastructure The above list is not exhaustive, but they all have one thing in common, The completion of the […]

Power of Road Signs

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Power Of Road Signs We all know that certain road signs are regulatory and must be obeyed, however, at some point in our driving history we have all transgressed against them.  Most of these transgressions have gone unpunished but signs such as maximum speed limits are regularly enforced by static and mobile camera technology to […]

WHAT DO THE MARKINGS ON THE ROAD MEAN?

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WHAT DO THE MARKINGS ON THE ROAD MEAN? There are two categories of road marking, regulatory and non-regulatory. Road markings may be defined as markings on the surface of the road for the control, warning, guidance, or information of road users. They may be used to supplement upright signs, or they may be used alone. […]

What are the different categories of signs and why are they different shapes?

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Road traffic signs in Ireland fall into three main categories Regulatory These signs are usually circular and set either upper or lower limits, prohibitions, and directions, all of which must be adhered to. The context of the sign is legally enforceable, for example, circular signs with a red border, white background, and black numbers in […]