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Old February 12th, 2007, 07:52 AM   #221
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Here's some more pics from my country, a little place they call America.

I picked out some nice sunny ones from deserts and urban jungles of Socal, for all you pale Euros out there.

And if you get tired of the Golden State, you can always head up to Las Vegas.
I drove through there from LA to Vegas. Did stopped by Barstow especially the outlet stores.
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Old February 13th, 2007, 03:32 PM   #222
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Old February 20th, 2007, 08:23 AM   #223
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In Canada, most are green.
In Ontario though, some of you may have seen pictures of the 401...I think the express lanes are blue signs and the collectors are green (This is to tell the lanes apart). Also, the toll 407 highway in Ontario is blue.
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Old February 20th, 2007, 10:41 PM   #224
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The UK has the best font used on signs, other countrys fonts look a bit, well, 'simple'!!!
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Old February 21st, 2007, 10:51 AM   #225
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The UK has the best font used on signs, other countrys fonts look a bit, well, 'simple'!!!
You gotta be kidding, right?

UK and Italy has the WORST signage in my opinion.
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Old February 21st, 2007, 12:31 PM   #226
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UK has quite ugly font. the only good thing on UK signs are large road numbers. bad thing about that is that they have even uglier font than destination names. and the worst thing are arrows - they are really extremely ugly. good thing is visibility - signs are not messed too much.
the worst are French, no further discussion: ugly, messy, to much understandabless information
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Old February 21st, 2007, 02:19 PM   #227
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German DIN 1451 is quite good, and the layout too. but i do not like the narrow "Engschrift".
The interstate font is also very good, but not so much on the US system, too large numbers and sometimes some very old stuff (around LA).
The Clearview font is another very good one, and also the ASTRA Frutiger (Swiss font).
I don't like the French Charactéres font. all capital, and they seperate signs into 3 parts or so. That can be done better.
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Old February 21st, 2007, 03:16 PM   #228
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I also find the UK road numbers very ugly. About the Swiss font, I think it's the same as (or very similar to) the ex-YU font, I think it's ok, but to me it's a little boring.
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Old February 21st, 2007, 03:26 PM   #229
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I also find the UK road numbers very ugly. About the Swiss font, I think it's the same as (or very similar to) the ex-YU font, I think it's ok, but to me it's a little boring.
i thought that it is boring, too, but when i looked little better, i realized that it is extremely clear, visible and organized. there's not a single word about mess. the best thing is that all words are centered!
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Old February 21st, 2007, 03:44 PM   #230
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Worst signage can be found in Austria (just ugly) and France. Best signage systems in NL (only the old, newer signs look like ugly German signs) and Hesse (no "Engschrift", only short arrows, clear + good looking design).
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Old February 21st, 2007, 04:06 PM   #231
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Best signage systems in NL (only the old, newer signs look like ugly German signs)
That new font is called "redesign", and it is no good. It is only used on non-motorways, but it is harder to read with higher speeds (50mph) than the good old interstate font. Specially people who need glasses.

The Dutch road network is detoriating fast, not in road surface quality, but hell look at the new road markings. You can find over 20 species of road markings - on one road! That in combination with the redesign font and our overcrowded motorways (but National road too!), it makes driving here less fun. I always love driving in foreign countries.
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Old February 24th, 2007, 03:32 PM   #232
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Norwegian motorway signs

Did not get the photos here, watch my next posts...

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Old February 24th, 2007, 03:36 PM   #233
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Norwegian motorway signs

Norway: Blue.


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Old February 24th, 2007, 03:37 PM   #234
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Old February 24th, 2007, 03:38 PM   #235
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And this one is at the exit (the blue one at motorways):

http://www.vegvesen.no/vegskilt/vegv...lt/bmp/715.bmp

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Old February 24th, 2007, 03:40 PM   #236
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And this one is at the exit (the blue one at motorways):


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Old February 24th, 2007, 03:45 PM   #237
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Sorry about all the mess, not used to post pictures here. These are the most common three Norwegian motorway signs, sometimes (at least in urban areas) we have overhead signs aswell, in those cases with simple arrows on the lower edge of the sign, pointing straight up for destinations further along the motorway, or at the exit sign a simple arrow in the upper right corner pointing ca. 45 degrees up to the right (towards the exit).

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Old March 4th, 2007, 11:22 PM   #238
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I preffer the color green.
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Old March 4th, 2007, 11:35 PM   #239
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In Chile we use blue signs, exits are in green





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Old March 4th, 2007, 11:49 PM   #240
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In France

Blue Motorway
Green national highway (expressway)



And the best
I agree France motorway sign are a bit

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