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This handy reference title illustrates and explains the vast majority of traffic signs that a road user is likely to encounter.
A thorough knowledge of all traffic signs is essential for all road users, not just new drivers or riders, making this the ideal companion to ensure your knowledge is up-to-date. Although The Official Highway Code contains most of the commonly used road signs which are prescribed by the Traffic Signs Regulations, it does not give a comprehensive explanation of our signing system. This is therefore a perfect complementary title to The Official Highway Code.
• Handy reference guide
• Illustrates and explains the vast majority of traffic signs
• The perfect companion to The Official Highway Code
• Suitable for all road users not just learner/ new riders and drivers
Why you should buy Know Your Traffic Signs?
It was probably the Romans who first used “traffic signs” in Britain. They marked off road distances at one thousand paces (about one mile) with stones called “milliaries”. Most early signposts were erected by private individuals at their own expense. A law passed in 1648 required each parish to place guide posts at its crossroads, but it was not until after the General Turnpike Act 1773 that these “guide posts” or “fingerposts” became more common. During the second half of the nineteenth century, bicycles became more popular. Steep hills and sharp bends were very dangerous for early cyclists, and “danger” and “caution” signs were erected at the top of steep hills. Signs showing skull and crossbones were........Sorry if you want to read more you will need to buy the book! Actually that is not true, because Know Your Traffic Signs is available as a free download from us. So if money is tight and you don't mind reading from a computer screen then just go ahead and download it from our website. However at only £2.89 for a single copy it's not going to break the bank.